Billabong Pico Alto Finalists (from left to right): Gabriel Villaran (PER), Shawn Dollar (USA), Anthony Tashnick (USA), Grant Baker (ZAF)
Plenty of extremely large set waves graced the line-up
Defending BWWT champion Grant Baker (ZAF) placed fifth overall riding one of the biggest waves of the day.
Anthony Tashnick (Santa Cruz/USA) in the blue makes the drop and places second Billabong Pico Alto
Anthony Tashnick (USA) placed second overall. On the right, Shawn Dollar (USA) suffers a massive wipeout.
Outstanding waves from Shawn Dollar all day, this one in the final where he placed 3rd
Greg Long (USA) placed sixth at the Billabong Pico Alto
Makua Rothman winning the final
Makua Rothman tops the podium at the first BWWT competition of the 2014/2015 season.
Makua Rothman finds a huge ride midway through the Finals, enough to put him well ahead and solidify the event win
Villaran finished fourth place overall
Nic Lamb scrambling for the horizon.
Nic Lamb well position
Nic Lamb well position in the Semi's
Rothman remained focused all day.
Pico Alto is about 1 klm offshore
Makua Rothman (HAW) enjoying the outside reef of Pico Alto in the opening heat of the event.
Greg Long opens the first heat at Pico Alto with a monster dive down the face of a huge wave