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Lay Day Called at the Rip Curl Pro Argentina

On Wednesday, event organizers opted to call a lay day because conditions look to greatly improve over the next few days for the start to the 2019 Rip Curl Pro Argentina. A second consecutive lay day was decreed at Playa Grande where the Men's QS 1500 and the Women's QS 1000 will take place. A call is set for 7:40 am local time for the start of the contest.

Dominic Barona (ECU) During Quarters of Pro Anglet 2018 presented by Oakley Dominic Barona WSL / Damien Poullenot

A total of 81 surfers from 8 countries are in Argentina. The 2-time WSL South America Regional Champion, Dominic Barona (ECU) is undefeated at the Rip Curl Pro and is looking for her third straight win.

Flavio Nakagima - Red Nose São Sebastião Pro Flavio Nakagima WSL / Daniel Smorigo

In the Men's division, Brazilians have dominated the event in Mar del Plata with victories at all 6 editions of the Rip Curl Pro Argentina won by: Jihad Khodr (2013), Alex Ribeiro (2014), Robson Santos (2015), Flavio Nakagima (2016), Thiago Camarão (2017) and Wesley Santos (2018).

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