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Ricardo Christie in Portugal
23rd October 2015
Lack of swell saw four rest days before Ricardo Christie's heat kicked off in Peniche, Portugal.
In his three man heat, Ricardo was up against Jeremy Flores and Matt Wilkinson. He placed third with a score of 12.67 while Australian Wilkinson scored 15.63 and the Frenchman 13.07.
Ricardo went through to round two & took on Wiggolly Dantas causing an upset when he beat the 12th-ranked Brazilian with 10.73 points to Dantas 8.70. This was Ricardo's first advance past the second round repecharge in five successive events.
The third round saw him matched against the 12th-ranked Brazilian Italo Ferreira. Ricardo was leading until midway through their clash before Ferreira produced an impressive ride to finish with 14.17 points from his two best-scoring waves. Ricardo's score was 12.84.
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