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A look at our Round of 16 man-on-man match ups: 
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Event update: Event on hold as we move the surfing to the main peak, just 100 meters to the left of Bather's Beach. 
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Results Heat 8 Round of 24: 1st Soli Bailey (AUS), 2nd Heitor Alves (BRA), 3rd Jadson Andre (BRA) #TheBallitoPro 

  • Event update: Before we move into our man-on-man Round of 16, we are moving the contest to the main peak at surfer's beach. Competition to resume shortly
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  • It's a cracker of a day here at #TheBallitoPro and we're in our second to last heat of the Round of 24
  • There could be worse jobs (Image @kc80)
  • Heat 2 of the Round of 24 is already underway with Medi Veminardi (REU), Billy Stairmand (NZL) and Joan Duru (FRA)

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  • A chilly but beautiful Day 7 here at #TheBallitoPro with our first heat taking to the water at 7:15am
  • It's a beautiful evening here on Salt Rock beach and the first band of the evening, The Kickstands are on stage entertaining the crowds
#TheBallitoPro #SaltRocking
  • Ballito is waiting on the edge of its seat to see the remaining 24 surfers battle it out in the water tomorrow.

Check out this clip of goofy footer Italo Ferreira doing what he does best. Catch him tomorrow in heat 4 of #TheBallitoPro @italoferreira15
  • Event update: The contest is off for today and we will be making our Day 7 call at 7:00am tomorrow (Image @kc80)
  • Event Update: We are making a 1pm call due to changing surf and wind conditions. Get down to #TheBallitoPro for a day of fun in the sun
  • Our Tropika Ballito Pro Free Music Concert last night was off the richter with over 10 000 people #SaltRocking with us! Pumped for round 2 tonight
  • The contest will be on hold until 12:30 but our festival program will continue throughout the day. 
Check out the insane Big Bag Jump in our festival area as well as the Le Riche MotoCross display at 1pm
  • The tough life of a @wsl judge at #TheBallitoPro
  • Stay tuned for our day 6 morning call to be made at 8:00am 
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  • Tonight our Tropika Ballito Pro FREE Music Concerts start off with a bang from 4:30pm.
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#TheBallitoPro #SaltRocking
  • Tomorrow we will be making our day 6 morning call at first light and then getting underway with some epic Round of 24 action here at #TheBallitoPro



World’s Longest Continuously Running Professional Surfing Event

  • 1969
    First event:
    Durban 500

  • 1971
    Event renamed:
    Gunston 500

  • 1976
    World Pro
    Tour Debut

  • 2000
    Event renamed:
    Mr Price Pro

  • 2009
    Event moved
    to Ballito

  • 2015
    Event renamed:
    Ballito Pro