Phil Rajzman has put a spanner in the works, while other title hopefuls also fall out of contention.
Tupira dishes more of the good stuff during at the Kumul World Longboard Championships.
After allowing for a day of inclement weather and smaller waves to pass, competitors were graced with Tupira perfection.
Pristine waves at Tupira, world's best longboarders, and one of the most progressive sustainable surf tourism models in the world.
After a two-year absence, the North America Longboard Championships are back on U.S. soil November 7-8.
The big wave charger also takes poll position on Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy leaderboard.
Taylor Jensen and Karina Rozunko take top honors in the Australian Longboard Surfing Open.
Challenging conditions saw surfers breaking out every skill to battle through the first day of the contest.
As the world's best prep for the new season, the World Surf League honored champs and standout performances.
The 2014 Australian Longboard Surfing Open culled the field of Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Longboard Qualifying Series (LQS)
Edouard Delpero vs. Harley Ingleby
Antoine Delpero vs. Harley Ingleby
Kai Sallas vs. Rodrigo Sphaier vs. Harley Ingleby