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The second heat is now underway with Bruch and Browne on the water. The wind has comeback through, Browne takes a late hit on a big wave but just doest make it

Round two is underway at the Bluff, up in the first heat Jamaer and Traversa are takin out  on some meaty waves. Traversa has been linking some incredible turnes as well as boosting some big aerials. Jamaer is putting in a strong performance too, at it looks hard to is between the two as the heat comes to a close

Traversa is leading the wave riding at the moment, after taking on some pf the biggest out the day so far, whilst Jamaer has taken the best jumps, plus proved he has the right attitude by taking on a massive wave 360.

After the first two heats in the crazy Gwithian beach break, the chase is now movi to the Bluff. The heats will continue as the riders rack up the points for their best 5 waves a jumps. Competition looks like it will kick off again at around 11.30.

Marcilio Browne. Image credit Red Bull/Si Crowther.
Marcilio Browne. Image credit Red Bull/Si Crowther.

Bruch and Brawzinho have hit the water for the first heat, both looked underpowered to start then came in to change up. The jumping looked tricky with the waves peaking up and making it almost impossible for the riders to get out back. Traversa and Jamaer are now on the water, Traversa just avoiding a massive wave on the way in.

The storm chase is kicking off down in gwithian! The riders are preparing as the swell is rising at Gwithian beach. Sailors are rigging their 3.7s and getting into their wetsuits ready for the first heats to take place very soon. The winds are gusty but well over 50 knots coming throughout with some massive sets too.

The mission will be scored best 5 waves and best 5 jumps over the whole mission, with there being bonus points up for grabs for the single best jump and wave too. The heats will be run with two guys at a time, with Bruch and Brawzinho heading put first.

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