11 Mar 2014

Sport: Tahiti's Bourez out of season opener

12:14 pm on 11 March 2014

Tahitian surfer Michel Bourez had been knocked out of the season opening Quicksilver Pro event on the Gold Coast.

After topping the scores in his opening heat, Bourez was beaten by American Fredrick Patacchia in the third round.

The 28 year old finished 12th on the ASP World Tour last season.