A handful of last year's Championship Tour stars face one of competitive surfing's greatest challenges.
They've been buddies since they were kids, and in 2018 they'll finally be together on surfing's biggest stage.
Saying hello, and goodbye, to an ever-evolving roster on the Championship Tour.
Keanu Asing of Hawaii prepares for round one heat 5 of the Billabong Pipe Invitational at Pipe, Oahu, Hawaii, USA
Shane Dorian Keanu Asing of Hawaii prepare for round one heat 5 of the Billabong Pipe Invitational at Pipe, Oahu, Hawaii, USA
Keanu Asing vs. Makai McNamara vs. Mason Ho vs. Shane Dorian
On Day 3 of the Hawaiian Pro, Ross Williams -- with some help from Kelly Slater -- broke down how the local surfers stacked up.
Mitch Crews vs. Jeremy Flores vs. Keanu Asing vs. Kelly Slater
Keanu Asing vs. Alex Ribeiro vs. Mihimana Braye vs. Yago Dora