Round 3 of the Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro in the Water

IMBITUBA, Brazil (Saturday, November 1, 2008) -Round 3 ASP World Tour action at the Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro commenced at 8am this morning. Three to four foot (one metre) waves and light offshore winds are on offer.

Conditions are such that, if possible, event organizers may keep the competition rolling into Round 4 at the completion of Round 3.

The first heat of the day features Kai Otton (AUS) and Marco Polo (BRA) the second Jordy Smith (ZAF) versus Leonardo Neves (BRA). Catch the event LIVE on www.aspworldtour.com.

Hang Loose Santa Catarina Pro Round 3 Heat Draw:

Heat 1: Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Marco Polo (BRA)
Heat 2: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Leonardo Neves (BRA)
Heat 3: Ben Dunn (AUS) vs. Ben Bourgeois (USA)
Heat 4: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Marcio Farney (BRA)
Heat 5: Tom Whitaker (AUS) vs. Aritz Aranburu (EUK)
Heat 6: Chris Ward (USA) vs. Daniel Ross (AUS)
Heat 7: Mick Campbell (AUS) vs. Mikael Picon (FRA)
Heat 8: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
Heat 9: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA)
Heat 10: Damien Hobgood (USA) vs. Tiago Pires (PRT)
Heat 11: Taylor Knox (USA) vs. Bernardo Miranda (BRA)
Heat 12: Dayyan Neve (AUS) vs. Jihad Khodr (BRA)
Heat 13: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Jano Belo (BRA)
Heat 14: Roy Powers (HAW) vs. Heitor Alves (BRA)
Heat 15: Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) vs. Hizunome Bettero (BRA)
Heat 16: Tim Reyes (USA) vs. Travis Logie (ZAF)