San Clemente, CA, USA (Monday,September 9) The Boost Mobile Propresented by Billabong is currentlyunderway in epic conditions. TheUS$286,275 World ChampionshipTournament (WCT) – the richest inprofessional history â€” began thismorning at Lower Trestles with theremaining round three heats, andwill then run through round four andall quarterfinals heats.[IMAGE 1]
Perfect 6-ft (2-2.5m) waves were onoffer. A surfer’s best two rides arebeing counted in the 35-minuteheats.
The Boost Mobile Pro Presented by Billabong is the richest surfing competition ever. The cash prize purse forthe men’s competition is US$250,000, of which US$30,000 goes to first place. Additionally, the winner willreceive a JEEP WRANGLER SE worth US$16,275. The Oakley Over-The-Top bonus will add US$10,000 andthe Billabong/Boost Air Show will contribute another US$10,000 to the mix. All together, US$286,275 will bedistributed.[IMAGE 2]
A detailed release will be available at the completion of the day, with live scores and progressive heatmatch-ups available on www.boostmobile.com & www.aspworldtour.com.
Upcoming Heats in the Boost Mobile Pro presented by BillabongRound Three
H15: Shea Lopez (USA) vs. Michael Campbell (Aus)
H16: Mick Fanning (Aus) vs. Nathan Webster (Aus)
H1: Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Paul Canning (SAfr)
H2: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Darren O’Rafferty (Aus)
H3: Joel Parkinson (Aus) vs. Luke Egan (Aus)
H4: Taylor Knox (USA) vs. Shane Beschen (USA)
H5: Guilherme Herdy (Brz) vs. Nathan Hedge (Aus)
H6: Danny Wills (Aus) vs. Sunny Garcia (Haw)
il MacDonald (Aus) vs. Trent Munro (Aus)H8:
For more information on the Boost Mobile Pro, see www.BoostMobile.com
Media Director, ASP Int’l