Round Two and half of Round Three were contested with huge performances and big upsets.
The race is already getting real at the first QS 6,000 of the season.
Israeli event culminates with an epic finals day and the victories of Peterson Crisanto and Garazi Sanchez.
He's watched the QS battles unfold from the sidelines for two years, and is finally back, hungrier than ever.
The men's Vans US Open Qualification Series Prime-rated contest through Round 4.
Zippers pumps for a full day of men's competition as final eight are decided
Top seeds post mixed results as 6-Star Open plows through Round 2
The Hurley Australian Open of Surfing at Manly Beach saw the field culled to just eight Quarterfinalists for the women, and only 24
Competition underway in playful conditions at iconic Praia de Pantin.
Local knowledge helps Martin stake his claim at ASP 5-Star event.
Peterson Crisanto and Garazi Sanchez-Ortun take the top spots at the QS1500 in Israel.
Semifinalists emerge at the SEAT Pro Netanya pres. by Reef with Peterson Crisanto leading the show.