The bright lights of the Championship Tour will be shining on six fresh faces next year.
Sebastian Zietz vs. Yago Dora vs. Michael Rodrigues vs. Vasco Ribeiro
Yago Dora of Brazil is eliminated after placing third in round three heat 11 of the 2017 WSL Vans World Cup at Sunset Beach, Oahu
A deeper look at five of the year's biggest movers and shakers.
Yago Dora vs. Connor O'Leary vs. Wiggolly Dantas vs. Mitch Coleborn
Yago Dora of Brazil places third and is defeated in round four heat 4 of the 2017 WSL Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa, Hawaii
Surf fans in Saquarema had plenty of reasons to cheer as the Oi Rio Pro came to a phenomenal conclusion.
Adriano de Souza vs. Yago Dora
The 20-year-old wildcard took down yet another World Champ at the Oi Rio Pro.
Frederico Morais vs. Yago Dora vs. Dion Atkinson vs. Dusty Payne