The Bajan regains her winning form by taking the first event of the QS season.
Despite the tricky low-tide conditions, Round 1 of the women provided plenty of great surfing from top seeded surfers.
While the men's event gets underway today, the women gear up for a Saturday start with a pool of talent ready to take on Huntington Beach.
Sage Erickson, Ventura native, is more grateful than ever after her best year on tour.
Experience pays off in the tricky conditions on tap at Bombo Beach.
From Steph Gilmore's mind-blowing Roxy Pro Round Two to Paige Alms' paddle-in's at Pe'ahi and of course, a brand new World Champ.
The 11-year-old first made headlines with her unfiltered interview at Sally Fitzgibbons' QS6,000. This week, she had Ellen in hysterics.
The 6-time World Champ smashes Tyler Wright and Carissa Moore in the specialty event.
Stephanie Gilmore takes the win against rivals Tyler Wright and Carissa Moorei
Amid a stacked field the Australian had moments of brilliance and will be named Rookie of the Year.
In a heavy battle of two of the tour's top surfers, Carissa Moore responds to Tyler Wright's 6.83 with a 9.00 during their Final heat.
After a season of mixed results on the Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour, the Australian surfer is finding her mojo in Maui.
The Maui local and recent winner of the first-ever Pe'ahi Women's Challenge stop by the desk to talk surfing, training, and making history.
It's not for nothing that Moore is the two-time defending champ of the Maui Women's Pro. She scored a 9.57 Saturday over Malia Manuel.
The rookie earned the highest score of the day so far with an 8.83 during Round Four at the Maui Women's Pro.
The three-time world champ on her relationship with her shaper, Matt Biolos, and her approach to surfing at the Maui Women's Pro.
2016 World Champion Tyler Wright talks about her emotional Title race with the desk crew on dawn patrol.
The South African has captured some of the most iconic images in surfing, but has a sideline in saving the planet.
Top seeds led the way at Honolua Bay, while a flurry of Round Two upsets rocked the middle tier.
The WSL desk team takes a look back at the highs and lows of the tour's most dominant surfer's season in 2016, and her amazing career.
With her ankle injury in the rear-view mirror the Californian is plotting her 2017 move.
The World Champ did not let down her guard during Round One of the Maui Pro.
The 6x World Champ earned the highest-scoring wave of Round One at the Maui Women's Pro.
Opening Day of the Maui Women's Pro began with the expected dominance of top seeds, but ended with some high-drama upsets.
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 Australian puts top seeds against the ropes with a huge score at Honolua during Round One.
With the World Title trophy already on her mantle, Tyler Wright is entering the Maui Pro chasing another record.
After winning the first-ever women's Big Wave Tour contest, the Maui local reflects on her triumph, her team and what's next.
Two of the sport's brightest personalities are going to battle for one last spot on the 2017 Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour.
The two-time event champ feels at home anywhere in Hawaii, especially Honolua Bay.
Rachael Tilly started impressing people early, but it was her education in shaping that was most formative for her longboard success.
Why Honolua bay will always mean something for the Women's Championship Tour.
Hawaiian native Paige Alms made history on November 11 when she became the first woman to win the Pe'ahi Challenge.
Alms Makes History by Becoming First Ever WSL Women's BWT Champion While Kemper Finds Perfection in Winning Back-to-Back Victories
For the first time ever, the women of big-wave surfing got Pe'ahi to themselves.
Bianca Buitendag is one of the most beloved personalities on tour for very good reason.
With only six spots available from the Qualifying Series and 10 from the Championship Tour, see who's slated for the big leagues in 2017.
The World No. 2 showed tremendous grace and competitive fire despite the end of her World Title Campaign.
Some react to adversity; others respond. Defay's rise up the women's ranks was built on belief, hard work, and some beautiful friends.
For the first time in history, the Big Wave Tour will run a women's contest if and when the Pe'ahi Challenge is called on.
After winning the Sydney International Women's Pro QS6,000, the Brazilian surfer is No. 1 on the QS and headed back to the elite tour.
From Snapper to France, the Aussie had just one mission this season, and she made it happen.
Tyler Wright was crowned 2016 Samsung Galaxy Women's World Champion today at Plage des Guardians in Hossegor.
Sixteen of the world's best have teamed up with Surfline and Mauli Ola to help fund breast cancer research and prevention efforts.
The 17-year-old was crowned the North America QS Regional Champion after quite a big year -- including her first CT wildcard.
Beneath Tyler's incredible World Title run there was some interesting movement in France.
The reigning world champion finally returned to the winner's circle at the Roxy Pro, claiming her first victory in 2016.
But Courtney Conlogue keeps on winning, putting title celebration ceremonies on hold.
Courtney Conlogue is up against it after being sent to the sudden-death Round Two at the Roxy Pro.
After winning Rookie of the Year in 2015, Kauaian reflects on her journey so far this season, and her winning formula.
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Jan 22, 2017 7:30am HST
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Round 5 - Heat 3
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Jan 22, 2017 7:45am IST
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