Rip Curl Pro Portugal Heat Match Up And Wildcards

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rip curl pro portugal 2012 610x313 Rip Curl Pro Portugal Heat Match Up And Wildcards

RipCurl recently announced 22-year-old Dillon Perillo (USA) from California as the first wildcard for the event. PV Laborde (FRA) secured the other wildcard by taking first place in the Moche trials at Supertubes today. They will have a chance to take out reigning champion Adriano De Souza (BRA) as the waiting period for the contest begins tomorrow.

Here are the Round 1 Heat Draws:

Heat 1

#6 Adriano De Souza (BRA)

#19 Brett Simpson (USA)

#31 Raoni Monteiro (BRA)

Heat 2

#5 Taj Burrow (AUS)

#20 Alejo Muniz (BRA)

#32 Jadson Andre (BRA)

Heat 3

#4 John John Florence (HAW)

#21 Kai Otton (AUS)

#33 Patrick Gudauskas (USA)

Heat 4

#3 Mick Fanning (AUS)

#22 Kieren Perrow (AUS)

#34 Dusty Payne (HAW)

Heat 5

#2 Kelly Slater (USA)

#23 Damien Hobgood (USA)

#35 Wildcard

Heat 6

#1 Joel Parkinson (AUS)

#24 Kolohe Andino (USA)

#36 Wildcard

Heat 7

#7 Owen Wright (AUS)

#18 Bede Durbidge (AUS)

#30 Yadin Nicol (AUS)

Heat 8

#8 Josh Kerr (AUS)

#17 Heitor Alves (BRA)

#28 Taylor Knox (USA)

Heat 9 

#9 Gabriel Medina (BRA)

#16 Miguel Pupo (BRA)

#28 Matt Wilkinson (AUS)

Heat 10

#10 Jeremy Flores (FRA)

#15 Michel Bourez (BRA)

#27 Adam Melling (AUS)

Heat 11

#11 Jordy Smith (ZAF)

#14 CJ Hobgood (USA)

#26 Travis Logie (ZAF)

Heat 12

#12 Julian Wilson (AUS)

#13 Adrian Buchan (AUS)

#25 Tiago Pires (PRT)

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