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SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Monday, March 6, 2011) - The world's best surfers lit up the three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) swell on offer at Snapper Rocks today as the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast  completed Round 3 of competition.. .The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast saw conditions improve for today's Round 3, with the best performances of the event being logged by the ASP Top 34.. .Jordy Smith (ZAF), 23, 2010 ASP World Runner-Up, put in the performance of the day, posting a 17.17 out of a possible 20 for an unmatched affinity with the barrel, massive turns and aerials. The high-fi exhibition was enough to eliminate replacement surfer Cory Lopez (USA).. Finishing Runner-Up at this event last season as well as in the hunt for the ASP World Title, the big South African is confident in his abilities and mind frame in 2011. .Smith will face Brett Simpson (USA), 26, and Adriano de Souza (BRA), 24, when competition resumes.. Matt Wilkinson (AUS), 22, into his sophomore year amongst the ASP Top 34, put on an electric performance in Round 3 today. The progressive goofy-footer blasted away at the bowly righthanders, netting a 9.27 out of a possible 10 for one of the highest single-wave scores of the day. The performance included at nearly-completed rodeo flip that had the tens of thousands in attendance on the feet..Photo: joliphotos.com
SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland/Australia (Monday, March 6, 2011) - The world's best surfers lit up the three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) swell on offer at Snapper Rocks today as the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast completed Round 3 of competition.. .The Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast saw conditions improve for today's Round 3, with the best performances of the event being logged by the ASP Top 34.. .Jordy Smith (ZAF), 23, 2010 ASP World Runner-Up, put in the performance of the day, posting a 17.17 out of a...
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