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Efforts are being made to stop the waves washing inot the contest site. A levy bank of sand has been built but the high tide is washing around and over the bank. A big swell is due to arrive through tonight.  Peniche, Portugal (Tuesday, October 20, 2009) - The Rip Curl Pro Search which will culminate the European leg of the 2009 ASP Men's World Tour in the wave abundant Portuguese region of Peniche was called off again today due strong onshore winds, driving rain and rough surf. The contest is hosting the world's best surfers from October 19 - 30, 2009 and will run when conditions are favorable...Event No. 9 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Search is poised to deliver high drama with projected sizable swells setting the scene for a possible ASP World Title showdown and several requalification campaigns...Mick Fanning (AUS), 28, former ASP World Champion (2007) and current ASP World No. 1, has been on a rampage during the back half of the season, claiming back-to-back wins in California and France before taking the ASP ratings' lead last week in Spain. If Fanning finishes higher than 3rd at the Rip Curl Pro Search in Portugal, the Australian could claim the 2009 ASP World Title in Europe, contingent upon the finishes of other frontrunners...Photo: Joliphotos.com
Efforts are being made to stop the waves washing inot the contest site. A levy bank of sand has been built but the high tide is washing around and over the bank. A big swell is due to arrive through tonight. Peniche, Portugal (Tuesday, October 20, 2009) - The Rip Curl Pro Search which will culminate the European leg of the 2009 ASP Men's World Tour in the wave abundant Portuguese region of Peniche was called off again today due strong onshore winds, driving rain and rough surf. The contest...
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