Romain Cloitre: his breaks are fine tuned

Round Two of the Ferrolterra Movistar Pantin Classic Presented by Billabong was completed today with gale force off-shore winds battering the line-up making for tricky conditions for the entire international field of athletes. After yesterday’s sweltering heat it was the wind that played havoc at the main event site. Late this afternoon Round Two of the Cabreiroa Surfing Girls was also completed during another marathon day of competition.

There were clean 3-4ft (1m) waves on offer throughout the day however with the strong winds and the huge low tide during the middle of the day conditions played a major role in the competitor’s game plan when entering the water.

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Miss Reef: the new beach girl will be crowned

Reef is heading to Virginia Beach for one last summer hoorah and to crown the next Miss Reef Girl.

Held in conjunction with the East Coast Surfing Championships, the Miss Reef Contest will take place on the Monster Energy Stage, August 28th at 2pm.

The winner will take home her share of $2000 in prizes, as well as a trip to Hawaii in November to compete at the Miss Reef Hawaiian Pro.

What does it mean to be a Miss Reef Girl? A Miss Reef title offers the chance to represent Reef through advertising, inclusion in the legendary Miss Reef Calendar as well as appearances at special events around the world.

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Richard Christie: very good, despite jet lag

The opening day of the Ferrolterra Movistar Pantin Classic Presented by Billabong saw several excellent performances from the strong international field in Round One of competition which was completed late this afternoon at the main event site of Pantin.

Consistent 3-4ft (1m) waves were on offer and improved during the day with the higher tide. Early cloud cover cleared producing hot summer weather with long rippable lefts and rights peeling off the main peak allowing all athletes to show their full array of manoeuvres.

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