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Florence reaches quarterfinals Down Under

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    John John Florence on his way to winning his third-round heat in Australia.

John John Florence of Haleiwa advanced to the quarterfinals today in 30-foot waves at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro in Western Australia.

The reigning world champion defeated Jacob Willcox of Australia 19.27-14.94 in the third round and won his Round 4 heat outright with a 19.16.

Sebastian Zietz of Hawaii, meanwhile, advanced to Round 5 by beating Caio Ibelli of Brazil in the third round and then finishing second in his Round 4 heat with a 13.40. Adriano de Souza of Brazil won Zietz’s heat with a 16.83.

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