Adrian Buchan vs. Miguel Pupo
Miguel Pupo of Brazil will surf Round Two after placing third in Heat 6 of Round One at the Oi Rio Pro at Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The bouncy beach break is ultimately a target-rich environment for the world's best surfers, but quick reflexes are essential.
Sometimes having the top seed is an advantage. Other times, not so much.
Miguel Pupo of Brazil finished equal 25th after placing second in Heat 9 of Round Two at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
Miguel Pupo (BRA) faces off against rookie Mitch Crews (AUS) in the first elimination round.
Miguel Pupo shows amazing control as he slips and regains composure in one swift motion during this drop in his Round 1 heat.
Pupo, De Souza and Atkinson do battle in heavy Teahpo'o waves.
Heat Recap: R2 H10 Bede vs Miguel