19 Aug 2014

Sport: Tahitian duo advance to second round at Teahupo'o

11:46 am on 19 August 2014

Tahitian surfers Michel Bourez and Tuamata Puhetini are through to the second round of the Billabong Pro at Teahupo'o.

Bourez topped his heat despite only scoring 9.66 from his two best waves, ahead of Australia's Matt Wilkinson and Brazil's Raoni Monteiro.

Qualifying winner Puhetini finished second in his heat, behind another Brazilian, Gabriel Medina, with a score 12.17.

Tahitian surfer Michel Bourez

Tahitian surfer Michel Bourez Photo: PHOTOSPORT