• WAITING PERIOD
    Day 8 of 12
  • EVENT IS
    Congrats John John
  • WEBCAST IS
  • WAVES
    2-4 ft
  • WEATHER: Sunny
    WIND: Light
  • SCHEDULE: John John Florences Wins at Barra!
    UPDATED: May 16th, 11am

Construction begins at Arproador in preparation of the Billabong Rio Pro

The Countdown is On

01 May 2012 Posted in Lifestyle

Construction has began at the event sites for the Billabong Rio Pro. The contest directors will have a choice of the left point break Arproador and the punchy beach break of Barra da Tijuca.

ARPOADOR

Waves: east, southeast
Wind: east, northeast
Height: 1.6 to 9.8 feet
Bottom: sand
Characteristics: long lefts, maneuverable and with barrel sections
Tips: Intense crowd; respect the locals; difficult parking


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BARRA

Waves: south, southwest, southeast, east
Wind: Northeast, light east
Height: 1.6 to 6.5 feet
Bottom: sand
Characteristics: maneuverable waves, formed by many sand hills and ditches for all over the beach
Tips: Choosing the right ditch, you can surf alone; parking accessible by all sea shore


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