IMBITUBA, Brazil (Friday, Oct. 31, 2008) - Round 2 of the Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro has resumed in two to three foot (one metre) waves at Praia da Vila beach in Imbituba this morning.
C.J. Hobgood is up against replacement surfer Carybean Heledoro in the opening heat of the round.
Heat 1 hit the water at 8am local time and event coordinators are aiming to finish all of Round 2 and potentially go into Round 3. It will be webcast live via www.aspworldtour.com
Another call on competition status will be made tomorrow at 7:30am.
Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro Round 2 Heat Draw:
Heat 1: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Carybean Heleodoro (BRA)
Heat 2: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
Heat 3: Luke Stedman (AUS) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA)
Heat 4: Kieren Perrow (AUS) vs. Jano Belo (BRA)
Heat 5: Tom Whitaker (AUS) vs. Peterson Rosa (BRA)
Heat 6: Chris Ward (USA) vs. Gustavo Fernandes (BRA)
Heat 7: Dayyan Neve (AUS) vs. Tanio Barreto (BRA)
Heat 8: Tim Reyes (USA) vs. Fabio Gouveia (BRA)
Heat 9: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Pedro Henrique (BRA)
Heat 10: Roy Powers (HAW) vs. William Cardoso (BRA)
Heat 11: Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Simao Romao (BRA)
Heat 12: Tiago Pires (PRT) vs. Bruno Santos (BRA)
Heat 13: Heitor Alves (BRA) vs. Ricky Basnett (ZAF)
Heat 14: Jay Thompson (AUS) vs. Jihad Khodr (BRA)
Heat 15: Rodrigo Dornelles (BRA) vs. Travis Logie (ZAF)
Heat 16: Royden Bryson (ZAF) vs. Ben Bourgeois (USA)