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Day 2 Called ON at Bonsoy Gold Coast Pro Presented by GWM

Men's Round of 64 to Start at 8:05 a.m. AEST Men's and Women's Round of 32 Off For The Day Watch LIVE at WorldSurfLeague.com

02/Mai/2024 - WSL

SNAPPER ROCKS, Queensland, Australia (Sunday, April 28, 2024) - Competition will continue today at Bonsoy Gold Coast Pro presented by GWM, Stop No. 1 of the 2024 World Surf League (WSL) Challenger Series (CS), with men's Round of 64 being called ON at Snapper Rocks. All 16 heats of the Round of 64 are on. No men's or women's Round of 32 will run today. Snapper Rocks is continuing to deliver with more super clean conditions and two-to-three-foot suf reeling down the bank. 

Joao Chianca (BRA) will return to competition in Heat 2 of the Round of 64 after recovering from injuries sustained in Hawaii earlier this year. The former WSL Final 5 surfer will take on youngsters Nolan Rapoza (USA), Luke Slijpen (RSA), and Levi Slawson (USA). 

Heat 9 will be one to watch, with former Gold Coast Pro event winner Samuel Pupo (BRA) doing battle with former CT surfer Alejo Muniz (BRA), former Gold Coast event runner-up Sheldon Simkus (AUS) and WSL Australia regional QS Champion Joel Vaughan (AUS).

Fresh from missing the Mid-season Cut in Margaret River, Kade Matson (USA) will look to get his re-qualification campaign off to the perfect start today at Snapper Rocks. First, he will have to overcome the Day 1 standout performer Kyuss King (AUS) as well as former CT competitor Lucca Mesinas (PER) and Dimitri Poulos (USA). 

Bonsoy Gold Coast Pro Presented by GWM Men’s Round of 64 Matchups:

HEAT 1: Caio Ibelli (BRA) vs. Mihimana Braye (PYF) vs. Adin Masencamp (RSA) vs. Josh Burke (BRB)

HEAT 2: Joao Chianca (BRA) vs. Nolan Rapoza (USA) vs. Luke Slijpen (RSA) vs. Levi Slawson (USA)

HEAT 3: Deivid Silva (BRA) vs. Reef Heazlewood (AUS) vs. Tiago Carrique (FRA) vs. Taro Watanabe (USA)

HEAT 4: Miguel Pupo (BRA) vs. Jackson Bunch (HAW) vs. Shion Crawford (HAW) vs. Jarvis Earle (AUS)

HEAT 5: Frederico Morais (POR) vs. Maxime Huscenot (FRA) vs. Edgard Groggia (BRA) vs. Charly Quivront (FRA)

HEAT 6: Callum Robson (AUS) vs. Nat Young (USA) vs. Alister Reginato (AUS) vs. Rafael Teixeira (BRA)

HEAT 7: Marco Mignot (FRA) vs. Jett Schilling (USA) vs. Gatien Delahaye (FRA) vs. Hiroto Ohhara (JPN)

HEAT 8: Dakoda Walters (AUS) vs. Mikey McDonagh (AUS) vs. Kauli Vaast (FRA) vs. Leo Casal (BRA)

HEAT 9: Samuel Pupo (BRA) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA) vs. Joel Vaughan (AUS) vs. Sheldon Simkus (AUS)

HEAT 10: Mateus Herdy (BRA) vs. Morgan Cibilic (AUS) vs. Alan Cleland (MEX) vs. Ryan Huckabee (USA)

HEAT 11: Jacob Willcox (AUS) vs. Kolohe Andino (USA) vs. Ian Gouveia (BRA) vs. Owen Moss (USA)

HEAT 12: Eli Hanneman (HAW) vs. Jadson Andre (BRA) vs. Lucas Silveira (BRA) vs. Winter Vincent (AUS)

HEAT 13: Kade Matson (USA) vs. Dimitri Poulos (USA) vs. Lucca Mesinas (PER) vs. Kyuss King (AUS)

HEAT 14: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. George Pittar (AUS) vs. Michael Dunphy (USA) vs. Oscar Berry (AUS)

HEAT 15: Michael Rodrigues (BRA) vs. Joan Duru (FRA) vs. Kian Martin (SWE) vs. Kai Odriozola (ESP)

HEAT 16: Ian Gentil (HAW) vs. Justin Becret (FRA) vs. Luke Thompson (RSA) vs. Dylan Moffat (AUS)