Jeff Hubbard and Uri Valadao defeat Mike Stewart and Ben Player in the 2009 Peruvian Inka Challenge

July 26, 2009 | Bodyboarding

2009 Peruvian Inka Challenge

Day 3 at the Peruvian Inka Challenge saw some memorable heats and some notable exits.

A large crown gathered to see the battle of two of the sports greats. Jeff Hubbard V Mike Stewart.  This is like one of those heavyweight bouts that you wouldn't miss for anything and the locals were froathing.

Mike went for some big moves but could not complete whereas Jeff stuck with his high flying trademark moves and rolled into the quarters.

Dave Winchester (Australia) fired a warning shot over the head of his rivals with a total heat score of 19 out of a possible 20. Stephan Stamm (Brazil) surfed well but could not stop Winny  who looked sharp and inform after coming of strong performances on the IBA Australian Rebel Sport Pro Tour.

The best of the locals was Jorge Hurtado (Peru) who defeated Eder Luciano (Brazil) to secure a spot in the quarters against Uri.

Another great battle went down in the first man on man heat when current World Champion Uri Valadao (Brazil) took down former World Champion Ben Player (Australia) This pair are developing a healthy rivalry with each other and it will be good to watch it continue at Arica.

The results are below and tomorrow will see the final day of competition begin at 9am.

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