Just don't call them dark horses.
Californian wunderkid Kei Kobayashi steals the show at the QS 3000 in Israel with a near-perfect ride in Round Two.
The 19-year-old rising star from San Clemente had a breakout season in 2017.
The seven members of the Championship Tour's new crew are all bringing something unique to the table.
On a dramatic day that crowned three Champions, these five surfers locked some big wins of their own.
Griffin wins the Triple Crown!!
Finals Day at Pipe was as intense and exhilarating as it gets.
Griffin Colapinto of USA is the 2017 Vans Triple Crown Champion, the first ever from California
The 19-year-old Qualifying Series Champ and Triple Crown winner is this year's most highly anticipated rookie for good reason.