They both compete in the Championship Tour (CT) circuit and are profiled as favourites to win in the QS/10,000 of the ABANCA Galicia Classic Surf Pro Argentinean rider Leandro Usuna also passed the round leaving out two former CTs like Connor O’Leary (Australia) and Natt Young (United States) out of the competition.
Brazilians Jadson Andre and Jesse Mendes, who occupy the 29th and 28th places in the overall classification of the Championship Tour (CT), achieved this Thursday (September 5), the pass to the fourth round of the men’s QS/10,000 of the ABANCA Galicia Classic Surf Pro , that is being played on the beach of Pantín (Valdoviño, Ferrolterra, province of A Coruña).
Both Andre and Mendes won their respective rounds with authority, especially the second one who had tough rivals such as former CT, Connor O’Leary (Australia) and Natt Young (United States). Precisely, next to Mendes, the Argentinean Leandro Usuna got classified, with a wave of 8,67, the best of the morning session.
They also classified for the next phase, the French Thimothee Bisso and Charly Quivront, as well as the Australian Matt Banting, seventh in the QS.
At the beginning of the morning, the last two tests of the second round were completed, where it is worth noting the classification of the Frenchman Joan Duru (21st in the CT); the Costa Rican Carlos Muñoz (14th in the QS) and the Brazilian Samuel Puppo.
During the afternoon session, the tests corresponding to the third round will continue being played, to also finish the fourth round.
ABANCA Galicia Classic Surf Pro counts with the support of Xunta de Galicia (Turismo de Galicia, Xacobeo 2021, Deporte Galego, Galicia Calidade, Secretaria Xeral de Igualdade, Conselleria de Medioambiente), Diputacion de A Coruña, Ayuntamiento de Ferrol, Ayuntamiento de Valdoviño, Sociedad Mixta de Turismo de Ferrol, Costa das Ondas y Federación Galega de Surf; así como las firmas ABANCA, ESTRELLA GALICIA, CABREIROA, HOSPITAL QUIRON, INTERMAX, VOLKSWAGEN YAÑEZ, TAGHEUER, JOYERIA JAEL, SIROKO, GADIS, GAM, ITG Y VAZVA.