The two-time event winner has ample reason to be fired up for this year's trip to Tavarua.
The 2014 World Champion is standing between the Brazilian young gun and the next big threshold.
O campeão mundial Gabriel Medina e o trialista Yago Dora conquistaram suas primeiras vitórias.
As previsões indicam boas condições para rolar a rodada inicial das duas categorias no primeiro dia.
After a slow start to the season the former World Champion could be more dangerous than ever.
A more playful wave, cleaner water, and another stunning beach await the world's best at this year's Championship Tour stop in Brazil.
Here's who's hot and who's not as the Championship Tour heads to Brazil.
Backsiders dominated Snapper, but can they sustain it at Margaret River?
Wins Quiksilver Pro in his first return to Championship Tour competition.
It was a great day for World Champs at the Quiksilver Pro, but the Wright family stole the show.
The 20-year-old Brazilian wildcard becomes the first breakout star of 2017 at the Oi Rio Pro.
Heat recap: Medina vs Dora
Yago Dora vs. Gabriel Medina