WSL PRESS RELEASE
Location: Haleiwa Ali’i Beach, North Shore, Oahu
Window: November 12 – 23
Today’s Call: Round Three to complete
Conditions: 4-6ft. NW swell
HALEIWA, Oahu/Hawaii – (Tuesday, November 15, 2016) — The highly anticipated Round Three of the Hawaiian Pro, a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 10,000 event, has been called ON this morning at Haleiwa Ali’i Beach with an 8am HST start. 4-6ft. NW swell is on hand with ENE offshore winds.
“The waves have dropped substantially since yesterday but there are still some really fun sets on hand in the 4-6ft. range,” said Deputy Commissioner Travis Logie. “Today looks by far one of the best days we have left in the waiting period so we’re going to go for sure. Looks like it should be really rippable, high performance Haleiwa today.”
First in the water this morning is Round Three Heat 2 featuring Kanoa Igarashi (USA), Jeremy Flores (FRA), Marc Lacomare (FRA) and David do Carmo (BRA). Other top seeds competing today include Kelly Slater (USA), John John Florence (HAW), Jordy Smith (ZAF), Matt Wilkinson (AUS) and Ezekiel Lau (HAW).
Both a regional and international video news feed will circulate around 2pm HST and an official press release and image gallery will be distributed after the competition ends for the day.
The WSL Men’s QS10,000 Hawaiian Pro is scheduled from November 12 – 23, 2016 and runs in conjunction with the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing specialty series along the North Shore of Oahu. For all results, photos, video highlights, press releases and LIVE webcast, log on to worldsurfleague.com or the WSL mobile app.