HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif./USA (Tuesday, July 31, 2018) – Action at the 2018 Vans US Open of Surfing presented by Swatch will continue today in two-to-three foot surf at Huntington Beach. The competition will start with the Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Round 2 (H9-16) at 7:30 a.m. PST, followed by the Pro Junior Men’s Quarterfinals and Semifinals.
“We are starting at 7:30 a.m. this morning,” said WSL Deputy Commissioner, Travis Logie. “We will run the Men’s QS first, Heats 9 through 16, and then complete the men’s Pro Junior Quarterfinals and Semifinals. The Women’s Championship Tour event and the women’s Pro Junior will be off for the day.”
Following an exciting start to the QS event yesterday, CT stars will continue to battle up-and-comers for a place in Round 3. Up first will be current No. 19 on the Championship Tour Frederico Morais (PRT) who will take on Deivid Silva (BRA), Victor Bernardo (BRA)and Joh Azuchi (JPN) in Round 2 Heat 9.
The Vans US Open of Surfing will be broadcast LIVE on VansUSOpenofSurfing.com, on Facebook LIVE via the WSL’s Facebook page, WorldSurfLeague.com, and the WSL app. Also check local listings for coverage on CBS Sports Network in the U.S., Fox Sports in Australia, ESPN in Brazil, Sky NZ in New Zealand, SFR Sports in France and Portugal and as part of the EDGEsport Network.
Upcoming Vans US Open of Surfing Men’s QS Round 2 (H9-24) Matchups:
Recognized as the largest professional sports competition and action sports festival in the world, the Vans US Open of Surfing is currently sanctioned and operated by the World Surf League under license from IMG, the event owner. Official partners of this year’s event include Vans, Swatch, Jeep, Airbnb, Michelob ULTRA, Hydro Flask, LifeProof, Jose Cuervo, Barefoot Wine, Woolmark, BF Goodrich, Harley-Davidson, Peet’s Coffee, Red Bull, U.S. Army, Slowtide, CLIF Bar, U.S. Marine Corps, Let it Block Sunscreen, Tea of a Kind, Flowater, and Frontier Communications.
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