Kai Otton

Another lay day has been called for the Billabong Pro Mundaka with little swell on offer this morning and swamping high tides.

Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Mundaka completed the opening eight heats of Round 1, opting to run the man-on-man elimination format. While the past two days seen the event run, developing swell on the horizon is looking promising for a recommencement in the next couple of days.

“Obviously we’re off today with little-to-no surf today,” Mike Parsons, Billabong Pro Mundaka Contest Director, said. “We’re looking at a possible bump tomorrow afternoon, looking better on Friday. We’re also monitoring a better-looking swell set to arrive for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. We’ll be back tomorrow to have another look though.”

Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 9am to assess conditions for a possible recommencement.

When competition resumes, up first will be ASP Dream Tour veteran Dean Morrison (AUS), 28, up against event wildcard Dean Bowen (AUS) in Heat 9 of Round 1.

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Mundaka

A lay day has been called for the Billabong Pro Mundaka, with only small one-to-two foot (0.5 metre) waves and high tide conditions on offer this morning.

Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Mundaka commenced competition yesterday at the primary venue, running the first eight heats of the man-on-man elimination Round 1.

“The surf we enjoyed yesterday has dropped substantially since then and we’ve called competition off for the day,” Mike Parsons, Billabong Pro Mundaka Contest Director, said. “We’re tracking some models for the end of the week that look promising, but we’ll be back tomorrow to make another call.”

Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow morning at 9am to assess conditions for a possible recommencement. 

When competition resumes, up first will be ASP Dream Tour veteran Dean Morrison (AUS), 28, up against event wildcard Dean Bowen (AUS) in Heat 9 of Round 1.

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France at Eurosurf 2009

France has conquered the Eurosurf 2009 at St Ouen's Bay, Jersey,

The French surfers took the overall team results, having won the Open (Vincent Duvignac) and Ladies (Alize Amaud) events.

Lucas Garcia (SPAIN) and Dani Garcia (SPAIN) conquered the Senior and Masters finals.

In the bodyboarding competition, Portugal took both titles, as Manuel Centeno and Catarina Sousa gave no chance.

Ben Skinner (CHI) took the Longboard title.

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