World’s Best Junior Men Back ON At World Juniors

Alejo Muniz awaits a Round 3 berth. Photo courtesy ASP / SCHOLTZ

Alejo Muniz awaits a Round 3 berth. Photo courtesy ASP / SCHOLTZ

NORTH NARRABEEN, New South Wales/Australia (Thursday, January 14, 2010) – With an increase in swell up to three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) on offer at North Narrabeen this morning, event organizers have called the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fueled by Monday Energy ON for the day, with the men’s elimination Round 2 commencing at 7am.

The improved surf has event organizers confident that a full day of competition will be on offer today, but assess conditions throughout the day to ensure that the world’s best juniors surf in the best possible conditions. The women’s Quarterfinals are on standby today.

First up will be 2010 ASP Dream Tour rookie Jadson Andre (BRA) up against Brent Savage (AUS) in the opening Round 2 heat.

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BILLABONG ASP WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS (Men):

Heat 1: Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Brent Savage (AUS)
Heat 2: Miguel Pupo (BRA) vs. Ryan Callinan (AUS)
Heat 3: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Made Rhondi (IDN)
Heat 4: Granger Larsen (HAW) vs. Jocelyn Puolou (PYF)
Heat 5: Nat Young (USA) vs. Takumi Nakamura (JPN)
Heat 6: Tonino Benson (HAW) vs. Dean Bowen (AUS)
Heat 7: Kiron Jabour (HAW) vs. Keanu Asing (HAW)
Heat 8: Charles Martin (GLP) vs. Franklin Serpa (BRA)
Heat 9: Manuel Selman (CHL) vs. Federico Morais (PRT)
Heat 10: Clay Marzo (HAW) vs. Cody Thompson (USA)
Heat 11: Medi Veminardi (REU) vs. Kaito Ohashi (JPN)
Heat 12: Brent Reilly (USA) vs. Albee Layer (HAW)
Heat 13: Maxime Huscenot (REY) vs. Arashi Kato (JPN)
Heat 14: Kyle Lane (ZAF) vs. Cory Arrambide (USA)
Heat 15: Casey Grant (ZAF) vs. Luke Davis (USA)
Heat 16: Keito Matsuoka (JPN) vs. Jatyr Berasaluce (ESP)


BILLABONG ASP WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS QUARTERFINAL MATCH-UPS (Women):

QF 1: Laura Enever (AUS) vs. Felicity Palmateer (AUS)
QF 2: Joanne Defay (FRA) vs. Gabriela Leite (BRA)
QF 3: Alessa Cuizon (HAW) vs. Malia Manuel (HAW)
QF 4: Courtney Conlogue (USA) vs. Pauline Ado (FRA)