Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012 Begins
Supertubos, Peniche/Portugal (Saturday October `13, 2012)- The Rip Curl Pro Portugal commenced today with Round 1 and the opening eight heats of Round 2 completed in improving three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 meter) waves at the primary venue of Supertubos.
Event No. 8 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Rip Curl Pro Portugal plays a vital role in the hunt for the 2012 ASP World Title and today saw no shortage of fireworks from this season’s top contenders.
Up first today will be Adriano de Souza (BRA) 25 Brett Simpson (USA) 27, and Raoni Monteiro (BRA), 30 in the opening heat of Round 1.
The Rip Curl Pro Portugal will be webcast LIVE via http://live.ripcurl.com
With that in mind here is Supertubos At a Glance.
The Wave of Peniche.
Peniche widely recognized as the most consistent surf spot in Europe. The peninsula of Peniche offers a north and south facing coastline. The result is the finest surfing conditions everyday regardless of the swell and wind direction. The Peninsula of Peniche will always offer a beach where the wind will be offshore and the waves will be good. Penniche is home to Supertubos.
World famous break known for its perfectly tubular waves. This spot is famous for its lefts but mainly provides epic rights. Supertubos was acknowledged by Surfer magazine as being one of the best waves in the world.
Swell direction: South-West.
Dishing out equal parts danger and glory, Supertubos guarantees that the Rip Curl Pro Portugal will be Europe’s greatest show on surf.
Wow, Love to See you at Supertubos!!