• WAITING PERIOD
    Day 5 of 5
  • EVENT IS
    Congrats Ezekiel
  • WEBCAST IS
  • WAVES
    2-3ft
  • WEATHER: Sunny
    WIND: Side Onshore
  • SCHEDULE: Ezekiel Lau Wins! Congratulations!!
    UPDATED: 29th July 2012 12:45pm

Quarter Finalists Decided at Day 4

29 July 2012 Posted in Press Releases

QUARTER FINALISTS DECIDED AT DAY 4 BILLABONG PRO TAHARA PRESENTED BY XPERIA SONY SMARTPHONE AT TAHARA AICHI

Tahara Aichi, Japan
(Saturday, July 28th, 2012)

The ASP 4 Star Event Billabong Pro Tahara presented by XPERIA Sony Smartphone, is the largest surfing event in Japan. Day 4 today the event went on schedule for the  round of 32 followed by the round of 16.

With clear skies and summer weather at Tahara this morning the conditions were 1 to 3 ft (1meter) with clean conditions. In blazing hot weather and testy conditions the domestic and international surfers went straight to business by high performance and the quarter finalist were decided today at Tahara. Close heat battles went on however it was today again the inform surfer of the event Ezekiel Lau(HAW) who showed high skills and scores a excellent 8.50 points as well as a combined score of 15.50 points to take honors of the day.

The 8 surfer to battle in tomorrows quarter finals are as following:

Kenta Hayashi, Masatoshi Ono, Teppei Tajima, Hairil Anwar (IND), Ezekiel Lau (HAW), Darren Turner, Kaito Ohashi, and Thomas Woods (AUS).

First call tomorrow morning is 8:30AM.

Running for 5 days, the event started today on the 25th of July and will run through to the 29th, at Tahara in Aichi Prefecture. The event boasts a total prize pool of USD $95,000 and will be held at Long Beach, Irago. Long Beach is a magical stretch of beach, which boasts potential high performance beach breaks is well known for its perfect sand banks which once formed make Long Beach a high quality left hand point break. Get ready to witness the best surf action in Japan at Tahara!

Live webcast: http://www.billabongpro.com/tahara12/

Event Information:

Event Name: Billabong Pro Tahara presented by XPERIA Sony Smartphone
Event Dates: 25th (Wed) ~ 29th (Sun) of July, 2012
Event Location: Long Beach, Irago, Aichi Japan.

For further info on Billabong Pro Tahara contact the ASP Japan Branch:

Event Hot Line TEL/FAX 0531-45-4577

ASP Japan
Phone:0466-30-2888 Fax: 0466-30-2889
Email:office@aspjapantour.com

For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com

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