A Steamer Lane veteran, Bud Frietas (USA), is making his mark on this year's Coldwater Classic in a big way. Winning four heats on opening
In fun surf and clean conditions, Steamer Lane produced plenty of scoring potential as locals take full advantage alongside top seeds.
Ripping through the Local Trials, Bud Freitas (USA) proved himself worthy of representing Santa Cruz by winning the two preliminary heats
The O'Neill Coldwater Classic fired through the first day of action, crowning a Local Trials champion and getting the main event underway.