The ancient history behind surfing's shiny new Championship Tour event.
Teasing out the threads from an epic week in Brasil.
It's On! Round 2 - Heat 5
Sunday's storms gave way to a beautiful opening day of competition Monday at the Ichinomiya Chiba Open QS 6,000.
It was an emotional win for the Brasilian, who faced Australian rookie Wade Carmichael in a heated Final at the Oi Rio Pro.
Important progress was made on Day 3 as surfers fought for their spot in the quarters and semis.
The two-time World Champ is off to his slowest start since joining the Tour…so what gives?
Gilmore, the six-time World Champ, topped American Lakey Peterson for the win, which solidifies her rank at No. 1 heading into Bali.
The fourth event in Africa's 2018 Qualifying Series heads for Durban - Surf City.
What just happened at the Oi Rio Pro? Countless, painful eliminations in firing waves under a hot, Brasilian sun.
The tiniest of margins caused casualties Monday as the defending event champ and top competitors fell. Tuesday, the losses continued.
For the first day of the men's event, the action moved down the beach to Barrinha, where upsets and intense battles ensued.
With solid swell on tap, commissioners jumped at the chance to run heats at Saquarema's punchy righthander.
From Slater himself to Jordy Smith, those who competed in last weekend's inaugural event reflect on the experience.
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