Caption: Former Championship Tour (CT) competitor Nathan Yeomans (USA) is back up in Round Two after his Round One win at the Jack’s Surfboards Pro QS 1,500.
Credit: © WSL / Nilton Baptista
HUNTINGTON BEACH, California/USA (Saturday, March 24, 2018) – The World Surf League (WSL) Men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Jack’s Surfboards Pro QS 1,500 has been called back ON for an 8:00 a.m. PST start. Yesterday’s increible start paved the way for a stacked weekend of competition as Round Two Heat 9 will get underway, completing the round before moving into top-seeded Round Three. More fun conditions are on offer with solid three-to-four foot surf streaming through Huntington Beach.
“Huntington provided some really fun conditions for the guys and we saw some great surfing to start this event off,” WSL North America Tour Manager Brian Robbins said. “.We’re all geared up for another big day of competition in more fun waves and we’ll get through Round Two and Three today. Top seeds will be coming out so it should be great to watch. Good luck to all our competitors”
Round Two will continue with Heat 9 action featuring Kaisa Kawamura (JPN), Nick Marshall (USA), Yugo Kawataba (JPN), and Dyland Goodale (HAW) battling for two spots into Round Three.
QS veteran and former Championship Tour (CT) competitor Nate Yeomans (USA) returns to the lineup against the next generation including David Economos (USA), Italo Mesinas (USA), and Dimitri Poulos (USA) in Round Two Heat 10.
Nate Dorman (USA), Derek Peters (USA), Souichiro Yuki (JPN), and Sam Coffey (USA) wrap up Round Two in Heat 16 before top seeds debut.
Top seeds making their debut include two-time Vans US Open winner Brett Simpson (USA), former CT surfer Alex Ribeiro (BRA), and defending event winner Hizunome Bettero (BRA).
Tune in LIVE beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST for Round Two and Three action of the 2018 Jack’s Surfboards Pro QS 1,500 at worldsurfleague.com.
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The Jack’s Surfboards Pro QS 1,500 will run at the Huntington Beach Pier, California, from Friday March 23 – 25.
Upcoming Jack’s Surfboards Pro QS 1,500 Round Two Match-Ups:
Heat 9: Kaisa Kawamura (JPN), Nick Marshall (USA), Yugo Kawabata (JPN), Dylan Goodale (HAW)
Heat 10: David Economos (USA), Italo Mesinas (USA), Nate Yeomans (USA), Dimitri Poulos (USA)
Heat 11: Jackson Butler (USA), Namor Cayres (BRA), Tales Rodrigues (BRA), Hagan Johnson (USA)
Heat 12: Andrew Jacobson (USA), Tommy McKeown (USA), Brandon Mitchell (USA), Daniel Templar (BRA)
Heat 13: Christopher Bluthardt (HAW), Jacob Szekely (USA), Laheki Minamishen (USA), John Mel (USA)
Heat 14: Noah Hill (USA), Jack Boyes (USA), Hunter Lysaught (USA), Hiroya Miwa (JPN)
Heat 15: Dylan Hord (USA), Sean Woods (USA), Jake Marshall (USA), Jackson Obando (NIC)
Heat 16: Nate Dorman (USA), Derek Peters (USA), Souichiro Yuki (JPN), Sam Coffey (USA)