Sports Capsule for Saturday — October 04, 2003

• Roxy Pro France WCT postponed

• Kaua‘i rodeo starts roping at CJM

• Race the strip, not the street


Roxy Pro France WCT postponed

Hossegor, France — The Roxy Pro France was postponed Oct. 3 due to stormy surf. A decision will be made today, and when the event resumes, reigning world champ Andy Irons is up first against Quiksilver Pro Trials winner Tiago Pires (Portugal) in a highly anticipated clash.

The remaining round two heat was initially placed on hold as organizers evaluated conditions near the main contest site of La Nord at La Gravier, but it was then decided to wait for more favorable surf.

Wild 6 foot surf was on offer at La Gravier, and many of the world’s top men’s competitors went free surfing, but most waves were just closeouts without much scoring potential.

For more information, check out http://www.roxy.com/profrance.


Kaua‘i rodeo starts roping at CJM

The Kaua‘i Keiki and HighSchool Rodeo Association’s first rodeo of the 2003 – 04 season is 9 a.m. Sunday at CJM Country Stables in Po‘ipu.

Bring your umbrellas and sun block. A lunch wagon will be on site. Free admission. Call Tracy 332-5472.


Race the strip, not the street

The Garden Isle Racing Association is sponsoring drag races on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Kauai Raceway Park in Mana.

All races are sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association for the Pacific Division. Street, super street and pro ET classes. Gates open at 8 a.m.

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