A more playful wave, cleaner water, and another stunning beach await the world's best at this year's Championship Tour stop in Brazil.
Here's who made the biggest jump of the Jeep Leaderboard in 2016.
From Steph Gilmore's mind-blowing Roxy Pro Round Two to Paige Alms' paddle-in's at Pe'ahi and of course, a brand new World Champ.
Words that mattered from a month of peak performance surfing.
Wright, Conlogue, Moore and Gilmore all advance on opening day.
Two of the sport's brightest personalities are going to battle for one last spot on the 2017 Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour.
For the first time in history, the Big Wave Tour will run a women's contest if and when the Pe'ahi Challenge is called on.
With only six spots available from the Qualifying Series and 10 from the Championship Tour, see who's slated for the big leagues in 2017.
Here's a list of surfers who may (or may not) make next year's CT roster as both the CT and QS season hits the home stretch.
The 6x champ is grooving again at the Swatch Pro. Plus: Breakthrough performances from Sage Erickson, Nikki Van Dijk.
Tyler Wright vs. Laura Enever
Sally Fitzgibbons vs. Lakey Peterson vs. Laura Enever
Laura Enever earns an 6.60 to take the win over Tatiana Weston-Webb in Round Two.