She's been on the Championship Tour since the age of 16, but the reigning World Champion is only beginning to settle in.
While there's no shortage of surfers pushing the boundaries of performance today, Brazil's 22-year-old phenom is pressing the hardest.
The 11x World Champion reflects on the decade-long effort to bring the Future Classic to life...and talks about what's next.
With his powerful brand of surfing and genuine aloha spirit Zeke Lau is a welcome addition to the Championship Tour.
With an unrelenting desire for growth, the possibilities are endless.
After years of anguish and injuries, South Africa's big man is finally back where he belongs.
The battle-tested Brazilian has been betting big on himself for years...and he's not done.
Sally's competitive flame has been rekindled this year, putting her right back into this year's World Title race.
This Australian rookie has been one of the biggest surprises this season...but he shouldn't be.
Before she became the 2016 runner-up to the World Title, Conlogue took a trip to a place she'd only dreamt about.
An inside look at the 11x World Champion's tough time at Jeffreys Bay.
This 28-year-old from France is the Tour's oldest rookie, but he arrives battle-hardened and ready. Here's his story.
Long pegged for greatness, the young Californian's rise to World No. 4 was not without its struggles.
The first Italian ever to join the Championship Tour has all the makings of a contender.
The second-year Championship Tour surfer from California is making a habit of converting doubters into believers.
The French phenom talks about his European roots, and fighting his way to a successful career in pro surfing.
Kicking boys' butts was a big part of Lakey's lifestyle while growing up in Santa Barbara.
Australia's Jack Robinson may only be ranked No. 119 on the QS, but he's already leading the pack when it's big and hollow.
Bianca Buitendag is one of the most beloved personalities on tour for very good reason.
Barefoot and homeless at 10; landlocked vagabond at 12; couch surfer at 14. Watch what shaped surfing's latest star.
Keanu Asing relishes his role as the underdog.
A video profile of Maui's incredible homegrown Big Wave World Champ.
Brazil's rising star has surfing roots and passion that run deep.
After smashing a big-wave record at Pe'ahi, the Hawaiian charger had to be brought back to life in Fiji. Here's his story.
Some react to adversity; others respond. Defay's rise up the women's ranks was built on belief, hard work, and some beautiful friends.
Stu Kennedy's career nearly ended two years ago, but he wasn't about to give up. This is his story.
His path to the CT was far from ordinary, but Josh Kerr prefers doing things his own way.
For Adriano de Souza, a life of true meaning involves goals that are big, bold, and specific.
Rachael Tilly started impressing people early, but it was her education in shaping that was most formative for her longboard success.
Laura Enever has taken some hits in 2016, but as the women's CT star proved at the Pe'ahi Challenge, nothing can keep this girl down.
The Hawaiian prodigy finally achieves his life-long goal.
Touring at 10. Heavily sponsored at 15. CT stardom at 20. Welcome to life under the microscope with grom for life, Kolohe Andino.
The Brazilian surfer discusses the move that put him on the map, which he calls "one of the most beautiful maneuvers" of his life.
Learn the secrets behind the board Stuart Kennedy used to beat Kelly Slater, Gabe Medina, and John John Florence at the Quiksilver Pro.
While his priorities have undoubtedly evolved since falling off the CT, this family man has a lot more surfing left in the tank.
2015 was a tough year for the South African, who struggled with injuries that put his career in doubt. Smith discusses his long road back.
The Hawaiian phenom is aiming high this season, but the road to the top has never been tougher.
See what it took for the Brazilian rookie to make it to the big leagues.
The 2012 World Champ talks about his nagging desire to get a win at one of his favorite tour stops.
The 2016 runner-up in Fiji talks about his two most memorable matches at perfect Cloubdreak.
When she was 11 years old, Tatiana Weston-Webb was asked to play Bethany Hamilton's stunt double.
The 3x World Champion talks about what led him to shifting his mindset in 2017.
A slow start to this season won't dampen Julian Wilson's ultimate dream of a World Title. In fact, he's digging in.
Durbidge thought he'd have a metal rod in his pelvis forever. But doctors made him an off-season offer he couldn't refuse.
Meet the new face of European surfing.
Florence's lead sponsor pays tribute to their star team rider and his first World Championship.
After years of knocking on the door of a world championship, Tyler Wright feels more prepared than ever.
Insight into the rookie's rise from Santa Barbara to the Championship Tour.
How embracing her most difficult struggles made her stronger than ever.
The story of how the Igarashis put everything behind Kanoa -- and how it paid off.
Tour stars open up about the high-flying Brazilian and his impact.
By trusting his instincts, the 34-year-old is in the form of his career.
There's a monkey on their backs that they need to shake.
Both are looking for a record-equalling fourth Bell in 2017.
The Brazilian's handling of meaty Margaret River has been impressive on his way to the Quarterfinals.
The South African power-house is back at full force after a painful run of injury-plagued seasons. So could 2017 be his year?
The big Tahitian has quietly assumed a dominant role on the Championship Tour.
Sebastian Zietz has endured plenty of ups and downs over the course of his career, so he's taking this year's incredible ride in stride.
Right now, Courtney Conlogue's favorite color is yellow.
A reinvigorated Tyler Wright talks about life in yellow.
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