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Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach hits the water

Like, right now! The World Tour’s elite 32 have officially begun battle at the softest wave on tour. Gabs is reviewing his post-heat script with Charlie, Toledo is coiling back the springs after his Indo jaunt, and Mason Ho is reviewing his Bruce Lee manifesto for ultimate kung-fu ripping inspo. Everyone else? No doubt steaming […]

news // Mar 8, 2016
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Like, right now! The World Tour’s elite 32 have officially begun battle at the softest wave on tour. Gabs is reviewing his post-heat script with Charlie, Toledo is coiling back the springs after his Indo jaunt, and Mason Ho is reviewing his Bruce Lee manifesto for ultimate kung-fu ripping inspo. Everyone else? No doubt steaming for another shot after the Goldie. Look for the big ‘n tall regular-foots to lay down some tracks worth big points. Keep an eye on the 16-year-old trials winner, too. Joe Van Dijk clearly knows his way around the Bells lineup. Let’s just hope he’s got a better relationship with the rock shelf than his sister…

Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Round 1 Match-Ups:

Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS), Wiggolly Dantas (BRA), Jeremy Flores (FRA)
Heat 2: Adriano de Souza (BRA), Kai Otton (AUS), Brett Simpson (USA)
Heat 3: Kelly Slater (USA), Sebastian Zietz (HAW), Ricardo Christie (NZL)
Heat 4: John John Florence (HAW), Italo Ferreira (BRA), C.J. Hobgood (USA)
Heat 5: Mick Fanning (AUS), Freddy Patacchia Jr. (HAW), Mason Ho (HAW)
Heat 6: Gabriel Medina (BRA), Matt Banting (AUS), Joe Van Dijk (AUS)
Heat 7: Jordy Smith (ZAF), Adrian Buchan (AUS), Keanu Asing (HAW)
Heat 8: Michel Bourez (PYF), Nat Young (USA), Dusty Payne (HAW)
Heat 9: Joel Parkinson (AUS), Miguel Pupo (BRA), Glenn Hall (IRL)
Heat 10: Josh Kerr (AUS), Bede Durbidge (AUS), Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 11: Filipe Toledo (BRA), Owen Wright (AUS), Jadson Andre (BRA)
Heat 12: Julian Wilson (AUS), Kolohe Andino (USA), Matt Wilkinson (AUS)

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