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Chile earthquake: Tsunami threat postpones surfing event in Australia

February 27, 2010 |  2:29 pm
A tsunami warning brought about by the earthquake that struck off the coast of Chile on Saturday has caused event organizers to postpone the ASP World Tour Quiksilver Pro and the ASP Women's World Tour Roxy Pro Gold Coast rounds scheduled for Saturday at Snapper Rocks in Australia.

"We’ve been monitoring the situation with chief meteorologists throughout the night and all projections are indicating the effects to hit the Gold Coast at approximately 8:15 a.m.," said Rod Brooks, Quiksilver Pro contest director.

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