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Thursday December 8, 2011. Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, Banzai Pipeline, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.Evan Valiere (Kauai, Hawaii) (pictured) advanced into Round 3 of the Billabong Pipeline Masters in Memory of Andy Irons at the Banzai Pipeline today.Valiere posted two of Top 5 single wave scores in the first day of competition. In Round 1 he defeated Fred Patacchia (HAW) with a heat total of 18.16 (out of a possible 20.00) which included a near perfect single wave score of 9.33 (out of a possible 10.00). In Round 2 Valiere defeated Miguel Pupo (BRA) with a heat total of 13.60 (out of a possible 20.00) which included a near perfect 9.43 (out of a possible 10.00).
The victories see Valiere advance into Round 3 when competition resumes.
The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons is the final stop on the 2011 ASP World Title Series and the third jewel of the Vans Triple Crown and will play a vital role in several surfers’ requalification campaigns for the 2012 ASP World Tour. The event will be webcast live via webcast LIVE via http://vanstriplecrownofsurfing.com/billabongpipemasters2011
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Photo grapher: Kelly Cestari