In 2015 Sally Fitzgibbons ruptured her eardrum early in the event, but it didn't stop her from capturing her second-straight Fiji win.
A slow start to this season won't dampen Julian Wilson's ultimate dream of a World Title. In fact, he's digging in.
As sightings persist at a handful of Southern California lineups, the impacts are being felt.
Kicking boys' butts was a big part of Lakey's lifestyle while growing up in Santa Barbara.
From taking turns doing the dishes, to battling on the biggest stage, the benefits of buddying up are real.
Grab your backstage pass to stop no. 4 of the Championship Tour and enjoy the medley of madness from Brazil.
Leandro Dora had two athletes surfing at the Oi Rio Pro. Both -- Adriano de Souza and Yago Dora -- happened to fuel the biggest sparks.
A handful of revealing subplots emerged out of Saquarema. Here's a quick rundown of topics still being talked about.
There's a three-way tie for second on the Jeep Leaderboard after an amazing week at the Oi Rio Pro.
The 20-year-old Brazilian wildcard becomes the first breakout star of 2017 at the Oi Rio Pro.
The Brazilian hero picks a great time to get back into the winner's circle.
Surf fans in Saquarema had plenty of reasons to cheer as the Oi Rio Pro came to a phenomenal conclusion.
The Aussie vet known as "The Surgeon" locks down his best result of the 2017 season.
Saquarama fans were waiting for the right moment to explode during the Final of this year's Oi Rio Pro, and Adriano de Souza provided it.
The Aussie veteran catches fire in Rio.
In his Round Five battle against powerful Brazilian Wiggolly Dantas, Joel Parkinson took over the lead with this wave.
The Round Four battle among Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson and Yago Dora was a beautiful contrast in wave-riding styles.
The 6x champ opens up about her trusted Tour companion, her sister Whitney.
"After cooling down, I realized that I was not myself."
In his third year on the Championship Tour, Wiggolly Dantas remains one of Brazil's biggest unsung heroes.
Round Five of the Oi Rio Pro is stacked full of high-octane encounters, but the match between Wilson and Smith is historic.
The 2014 World Champion is standing between the Brazilian young gun and the next big threshold.
Soak in the sights and sounds from Saquarema on Sunday as the women's event comes to its conclusion and men's superheats hit the water.
The big man jumped directly to the Quarterfinals after a big Round Four win over Julian Wilson and Kanoa Igarashi.
Reigning World Champion Tyler Wright wins Oi Rio Women's Pro and grabs a share of the ratings lead.
The darling of Reunion Island dominated on her way into the Oi Rio Pro Final.
The 2015 World Champion earned an impressive win over Gabriel Medina and Wiggolly Dantas to earn a fast-track trip to the Quarterfinals.
The reigning World Champion talks about her 2017 pace, and the pressure she's putting on herself.
Tyler Wright jumps into a co-leader position with Stephanie Gilmore on the Jeep Leaderboard. Meanwhile, John John's in jeopardy.
Jordy Smith, Owen Wright and Adriano de Souza are looking to capitalize on Florence's early exit.
After defeating Kolohe Andino and John John Florence at Saquarema, the big question is, who can stop the 19-year-old wildcard.
The women's World Title race just got a lot tighter thanks to an upset win by Nikki Van Dijk.
Sally Fitzgibbons' heat-win streak was finally stopped in her Semifinal clash with Tyler Wright.
Jeep Leaders John John Florence and Stephanie Gilmore are eliminated in Saquarema, opening the door for others.
The Oi Rio Pro wildcard hands the reigning World Champion his earliest loss of the season with Round Three win.
The young Australian pulls a big upset against the women's Jeep Leader, cracking the World Title race wide open.
It was another big day of huge upsets and high drama in Saquarema. Grab a glimpse of the day's heaviest moments.
One of the event favorites suffers a costly loss after getting tagged for an interference call in Round Three.
With an opportunity to gain ground on Jeep Leader John John Florence, the South African digs deep to get past the Brazilian.
The big man seems to be building momentum at the Oi Rio Pro.
The Californian delivered another impressive performance at the Oi Rio Women's Pro Saturday, topping Keely Andrew and Tyler Wright.
Surfing as an injury replacement the South African earns a big win in Round Three against Johanne Defay and Courtney Conlogue.
In surfing, nothing trumps style.
A glimpse at the Californian's new partnership behind the scenes and what changed at Bells.
Casualties are heavy as the ruthless early-elimination rounds unfold in Brazil.
Mick Fanning survived a crucial Round Three battle with Connor O'Leary Friday after a tense final exchange.
The 3x World Champ's 2017 struggles continue.
Yago Dora's big upset win over Kolohe Andino bolsters the "no room for comfort" case on today's Tour.
The consequences are getting heavy at Stop No. 4 of the Championship Tour.
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