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What happens on a lay day at Supertubos

Yesterday (or today, depending on where you are), was a layday at the Rip Curl Pro, Portugal. Between meals at Restaurante Popular and uploading Instagram pictures, many of the 34 spent the day feeling out the Supertubes banks. As Matt Wilkinson says of the place, “It’s awesome whether it’s one foot or eight foot and delivers some […]

news // Mar 8, 2016
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Yesterday (or today, depending on where you are), was a layday at the Rip Curl Pro, Portugal. Between meals at Restaurante Popular and uploading Instagram pictures, many of the 34 spent the day feeling out the Supertubes banks. As Matt Wilkinson says of the place, “It’s awesome whether it’s one foot or eight foot and delivers some of the best tubes on the planet, but also is great for airs as well.” Above is a mini-gallery of some of the day’s finer moments. All photos courtesy Rip Curl.

RIP CURL PRO PORTUGAL ROUND 1 MATCH-UPS:
Heat 1: 
Adriano de Souza (BRA), Brett Simpson (USA), Raoni Monteiro (BRA)
Heat 2: Taj Burrow (AUS), Alejo Muniz (BRA), Jadson Andre (BRA)
Heat 3: John John Florence (HAW), Kai Otton (AUS), Patrick Gudauskas (USA)
Heat 4: Mick Fanning (AUS), Kieren Perrow (AUS), Dusty Payne (HAW)
Heat 5: Kelly Slater (USA), Damien Hobgood (USA), Dillon Perillo (USA)
Heat 6: Joel Parkinson (AUS), Kolohe Andino (USA), Pierre Valentin Laborde (FRA)
Heat 7: Owen Wright (AUS), Bede Durbidge (AUS), Yadin Nicol (AUS)
Heat 8: Josh Kerr (AUS), Heitor Alves (BRA), Taylor Knox (USA)
Heat 9: Gabriel Medina (BRA), Miguel Pupo (BRA), Matt Wilkinson (AUS)
Heat 10: Jeremy Flores (FRA), Michel Bourez (PYF), Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 11: Jordy Smith (ZAF), C.J. Hobgood (USA), Travis Logie (ZAF)
Heat 12: Julian Wilson (AUS), Adrian Buchan (AUS), Tiago Pires (PRT)

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