Lay Day for Roxy Pro Sunset Beach – swell on the way!

What: Roxy Pro Hawaii, ASP Women’s World Tour Event #7
Where: Sunset Beach, Oahu Hawaii
When: 24 November – 6 December 2008

A lay day was called for the Roxy Pro at Sunset Beach yesterday, with only small 1-2 foot swell on offer.

Event No. 7 of 8 on the 2008 ASP Women’s World Tour, the Roxy Pro at Sunset Beach marks the second stop on the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, but the lack of surf as well as swell forecast on the horizon prompted event organizers to call competition off for the day.

“Conditions are obviously very small today and we’ve called competition off,” Randy Rarick, Vans Triple Crown Event Director, said. “We’re tracking a new Northwest swell that is projected to come in later today and build over the coming days so we’ll check back in at 7am tomorrow.”

Event organizers will reconvene this morning at 7am local time for a possible 8am start. The waiting period for the Roxy Pro Sunset runs through December 6, 2008.

Roxy Pro Sunset Round 1 Match-Ups:
Heat 1: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), Melanie Bartels (HAW), Rosanne Hodge (ZAF), TBA
Heat 2: Sofia Mulanovich (PER), Jessi Miley-Dyer (AUS), Karina Petroni (USA), TBA
Heat 3: Layne Beachley (AUS), Jacqueline Silva (BRA), Megan Abubo (HAW), TBA
Heat 4: Silvana Lima (BRA), Rebecca Woods (AUS), Nicola Atherton (AUS), Claire Bevilacqua (AUS)
Heat 5: Samantha Cornish (AUS), Amee Donohoe (AUS), Melanie Redman-Carr (AUS), Serena Brooke (AUS)


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