This post was updated on 5/6 due to changes in the heat draw.
Fresh off the completion of the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach, the 2014 ASP World Championship Tour now heads to the beachbreaks of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Below are all the details you’ll need in preparation for the event.
2014 Men’s Billabong Rio Pro Round 1 Heat Draw:
Heat 1: Adriano de Souza, Sebastian Zietz, Tiago Pires
Heat 2: Gabriel Medina, Adrian Buchan, Raoni Monteiro
Heat 3: Taj Burrow, Adam Melling, Brett Simpson
Heat 4: Joel Parkinson, Jeremy Flores, Glenn Hall
Heat 5: Kelly Slater, Mitch Crews, Peterson Crisanto
Heat 6: Mick Fanning, Kolohe Andino, David do Carmo
Heat 7: Josh Kerr, Bede Durbidge, Dion Atkinson
Heat 8: Jordy Smith, Fred Patacchia, Travis Logie
Heat 9: Julian Wilson, Filipe Toledo, Aritz Aranburu
Heat 10: Nat Young, Miguel Pupo, Alejo Muniz
Heat 11: Michel Bourez, Owen Wright, Jadson Andre
Heat 12: John John Florence, CJ Hobgood, Matt Wilkinson
2014 Rio Pro Round 1 Heat Draw:
Heat 1: Bianca Buitendag (ZAF), Coco Ho (HAW), Nikki Van Dijk (AUS)
Heat 2: Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS), Dimity Stoyle (AUS), Johanne Defay (FRA)
Heat 3: Carissa Moore (HAW), Paige Hareb (NZL), Silvana Lima (BRA)
Heat 4: Tyler Wright (AUS), Pauline Ado (FRA), Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW)
Heat 5: Stephanie Gilmore (AUS), Laura Enever (AUS), Alana Blanchard (HAW)
Heat 6: Lakey Peterson (USA), Malia Manuel (HAW), Aless Quizon (HAW)
MEN: Kai Otton has withdrawn from the event due to the impending birth of his first child. He has been replaced in the draw by Glenn Hall.
WOMEN: Courtney Conlogue has withdrawn from the event due to her injured ankle. She has been replaced in the draw by Tatiana Weston-Webb.
EVENT WAITING PERIOD:
May 7-18, 2014
Jordy Smith & Tyler Wright
LIVE EVENT WEBSITE:
Rio is 1 hour ahead of the US East Coast and 4 hours ahead of the US West Coast. That means that 7am Wednesday May 7th in Rio is 6am May 7th in New York, and 3am May 7th in Los Angeles.