The 2x World Champion has started 2017 in the best possible way and now has his goals set for a history-making run.
A groundbreaking finals day on the shores of Tupira.
With three World Champions in the Quarterfinals, only one claimed a Semifinal berth in Tupira.
Upsets continued with four former World Champions defeated during the Quarterfinals.
The World No. 1 and No. 2 surfers were eliminated during another epic day of competition.
After allowing for a day of inclement weather and smaller waves to pass, competitors were graced with Tupira perfection.
Nine years after becoming the first-ever Brazilian surfing World Champion, Phil Rajzman has won the title again.
Taylor Jensen and Chelsea Williams will look to relive their former glory when they return to Hainan in the South China Sea this December.
The playful peaks of Jinzun Harbour will host another massive 4 days of QS and LQS action.
Taylor Jensen goes back-to-back while Chelsea Edwards wins debut in what has been a challenging contest at Perth's Cottesloe Beach.