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MARLON LIPKE (DEU) TEAHUPOO, Tahiti (Saturday, May 9, 2009) - The 2009 Billabong Pro Tahiti presented by Air Tahiti Nui commenced today with fourteen heats of Round 1completed in 1.5 -2 meter waves. Conditions remained perfect all day with light winds. Former world surfing champion ANDY IRONS (HAW) entered the contest as a wild card and was one of the standout surfers of the day, advancing to Round 2. The event is Stop No. 3 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour and boasts a waiting period from May 9 through May 20, 2009. .The contest brings together 45 of the world's best surfers charging the heaviest wave on earth in one of the most pristine locations on the planet..This year's event will run the new format, seeding all competitors directly into man-on-man elimination heats, with the Top 16 seeded directly into Round 2 while the remaining surfers battle it out in Round 1..Photo: joliphotos.com
MARLON LIPKE (DEU) TEAHUPOO, Tahiti (Saturday, May 9, 2009) - The 2009 Billabong Pro Tahiti presented by Air Tahiti Nui commenced today with fourteen heats of Round 1completed in 1.5 -2 meter waves. Conditions remained perfect all day with light winds. Former world surfing champion ANDY IRONS (HAW) entered the contest as a wild card and was one of the standout surfers of the day, advancing to Round 2. The event is Stop No. 3 of 10 on the 2009 ASP World Tour and boasts a waiting period from...
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