In the end, it was a battle of former Championship Tour powerhouses: Aranburu vs. Aussie Nathan Hedge.
Luel Felipe vs. Timothee Bisso vs. Reo Inaba vs. Mason Ho
Mason Ho of Hawaii on his way out to surf in Round One, Heat2 at the US OPen of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Ca, USA
The first QS10,000 of the season, the Ballito Pro pres. by Billabong launches in decent conditions to wrap up the opening round.
Hawaiian Mason Ho on his way to a Round 1 victory
Mason Ho (HAW) earning runner-up in his Round Three heat at the Ron Jon Vans Pro.
Feast your eyes on a collection of stunning still images from a playful week at Pipe.
Slater falls, while Florence, Ho and Rothman excel at perfect Pipe and Backdoor.
Mason Ho wins heat 10 round three of the WSL Volcom Pipe Pro