As the heats marched on in Ballito, the intensity of competition heated up at the points-rich South African QS contest.
Flavio Nakagima of Brazil finished equal 17th in The Ballito Pro presented by Billabong after placing third in Heat 7 of Round Four at
Pressure is building at the QS10000 Ballito Pro, as competitors battle to break into the final 16.
The first QS10,000 of the season, the Ballito Pro pres. by Billabong launches in decent conditions to wrap up the opening round.
Flavio Nakagima finished equal third at the 2017 Ichinomiya Chiba Open QS6,000.
Flavio Nakagima (BRA) earning fourth-place in his Round Five heat at the Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000.
Flavio Nakagima (BRA) earning runner-up in his Round Three heat at the Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000.
Round Two and half of Round Three were contested with huge performances and big upsets.
Flavio Nakagima (BRA) at the Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000.