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.
Gabriel Medina of Brazil finished equal 13th after placing second in Heat 1 of Round Three of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach at Winkipop.
Gabriel Medina vs. Frederico Morais
Gabriel Medina of Brazil advanced directly to Round Three after winning Heat 3 of Round One at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
The World No. 2 fails to find a last-minute score against an in-form Jeremy Flores.
Gabriel Medina vs. Jeremy Flores
It was a morning of close calls for World Title contenders during Round Two of the MEO Rip Curl Pro.
Medina backs up his previous 7.07 with a solid 7.97 to increase his lead against Lenoardo Fioravanti and Stuart Kennedy.
Gabriel Medina vs. Stuart Kennedy vs. Leonardi Fioravanti