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
QS rankings leader Jesse Mendes eliminates Keanu Asing in Round Five and heads towards another massive result this season.
Jesse Mendes and Keanu Asing's exchange midway through their Round Five matchup goes Mendes' way with a 9.10 over Asing's 8.33.
Excellent waves show up for the morning of Day Two at the QS10,000 Ballito Pro pres. by Billabong.