As the halfway mark approaches, let's examine four key season-defining facts.
Only two surfers from the Top 10 survived a bloody Round Three, one of the most turbulent in Championship Tour history.
If the annual celebration teaches us anything, it's that Mother Ocean deserves our relentless respect.
Top seeds take control in vicious conditions at Cloudbreak.
After a tough start to the season, the three-time World Champ's shifted to a lighter, brighter approach, and it's working.
The Round Four battle among Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson and Yago Dora was a beautiful contrast in wave-riding styles.
Yago Dora's big upset win over Kolohe Andino bolsters the "no room for comfort" case on today's Tour.
You want to do well at Bells Beach? Well you better bring your power game.
Something had to give in this much anticipated Round Three clash between two of Bells greatest.
Bells' best-ever surfer needs a result at his happy place to fix a poor start to the '17 season.
Tahitian Michel Bourez opened Tuesday's action at the Fiji Pro with a win over Mick Fanning.
Mick Fanning vs. Michel Bourez
Kelly Slater vs. Mick Fanning vs. Bede Durbidge
Heat recap: Fanning vs. Bourez