SAN CLEMENTE, California (Wednesday, September 10, 2008) - The Boost Mobile Pro pres. by Hurley is a go for the third successive day today. The last 12 heats of Round 3 and the first six of Round 4 are slated to be surfed at Lower Trestles today.
Eight-time ASP World Champion and current ratings leader Kelly Slater (USA) will meet 2000 ASP World Champion and wildcard Sunny Garcia (HAW) in Heat 8 of Round 3 and reigning ASP World Champion Mick Fanning will meet wildcard Yadin Nicol (AUS) in Heat 9.
Heat 5: Bobby Martinez (USA) vs. Ben Bourgeois (USA)
Heat 6: Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Luke Munro (AUS)
Heat 7: Roy Powers (HAW) vs. Kieren Perow (AUS)
Heat 8: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Sunny Garcia (HAW)
Heat 9: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Yadin Nicol (AUS)
Heat 10: Tim Reyes (USA) vs. Taylor Knox (USA)
Heat 11: Adriano De Souza (BRA) vs. Rodrigo Dornelles (BRA)
Heat 12: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Royden Bryson (ZAF)
Heat 13: Taj Burrow (AUS) vs. Brett Simpson (USA)
Heat 14: Chris Ward (USA) vs. Jordy Smith (ZAF)
Heat 15: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Heitor Alves (BRA)
Heat 16: Bruce Irons (HAW) vs. Jay Thompson (AUS)
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