The JBay Open is on standby. A lay day has been called and event organisers will reconvene at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, July 14.
When competition resumes, the first heat will be an all-Australian clash between 2012 ASP World Champion Joel Parkinson and 2010 JBay runner-up Adam Melling.
South Africa’s Jordy Smith (Durban), the highest point-scorer on Day 1 of the event, will take on former ASP World Champion C.J. Hobgood (USA) in Heat 11.
JBay Open: Round 3 Match-Ups:
Heat 1: Joel Parkinson (AUS) vs. Adam Melling (AUS)
Heat 2: Josh Kerr (AUS) vs. Miguel Pupo (BRA)
Heat 3: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Adrian Buchan (AUS)
Heat 4: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Sebastian Zietz (HAW)
Heat 5: Kolohe Andino (USA) vs. Julian Wilson (AUS)
Heat 6: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Matt Wilkinson (AUS)
Heat 7: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Aritz Aranburu (ESP)
Heat 8: John John Florence (HAW) vs. Owen Wright (AUS)
Heat 9: Nat Young (USA) vs. Fredrick Patacchia (HAW)
Heat 10: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Kai Otton (AUS)
Heat 11: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. C.J. Hobgood (USA)
Heat 12: Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA)