With a big swell and huge events ahead, the 2018 CT season is about to begin Down Under, complete with nervous energy.
At The Box in 2015: A few heats ran and Owen set the standard with his 10-point ride.
2017 was the return of both Owen and Bede to competition.
From Gabriel Medina to Tyler Wright, see how some of your favorites are getting lean, long and strong before the first contest of 2018.
A recap of an epic year -- as described by surfing's star players.
Owen Wright of Australia, surfing the Pipe Masters for the first time since injury in 2015 finishes equal 25th in the 2017 Billabong Pipe
Adriano de Souza tops Owen Wright in Heat 11 Round 3 at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
Owen Wright eliminates trials replacement Perth Standlick in Round 2 Heat 8 of Drug Aware Pro Margaret River.
Jadson Andre tops Adriano de Souza and Owen Wright in Round 1 Heat 10 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
Owen Wright vs. Matt Wilkinson, Oi Rio Pro Quarterfinal Heat 4