See who's making the leap from the Qualifying Series to the Championship Tour -- and what to expect at the Billabong Pipe Masters.
Mick Fanning stormed through a stacked field of competitors to claim his first victory at the Vans World Cup of Surfing.
Check out which Qualifying Series surfers will join the elite ranks in 2016 following the end of the last QS 10,000 event of the season.
Mick Fanning slides into a hollow wave and caps it off with a huge wrap for a 9.87 during the Final.
Julian Wilson earns a 9.47 to kick off his Final heat at the Vans World Cup.
John John Florence, Mick Fanning, Julian Wilson and Matt Wilkinson go wave for wave in the Final of the Vans World Cup of Surfing.
Stuart Kennedy, Matt Wilkinson, Gabriel Medina and Julian Wilson compete for the advance in the Semifinal heat recap.
John John Florence, Jack Robinson, Mick Fanning and Conner Coffin challenge each other in the Semifinal heat cutdown.
Watch Gabriel Medina earn a 9.23 during the Quarterfinals of the Vans World Cup.
Yadin Nicol, Caio Ibelli, Gabriel Medina and Julian Wilson clash for the advance in the Quarterfinal heat recap.
Dusty Payne, Stuart Kennedy, Matt Wilkinson and Joel Parkinson go wave for wave for the advance in the Quarterfinal heat recap.
Mick Fanning, Conner Coffin, Dane Reynolds and Ricardo Christie face off in the Quarterfinal heat cutdown.
John John Florence slows himself down for a barrel and then leans into a few turns for a 9.63 in the Quarterfinals.
John John Florence lays down a few serious turns at Sunset Beach for a 9.00 during the Quarterfinals.
John John Florence, Nat Young, Jack Freestone and Jack Robinson challenge each other in the Quarterfinal heat cutdown.
Julian Wilson earned a 9.00 for two serious turns in Round 4, Heat 8 of the Vans World Cup.
Julian Wilson, Joel Parkinson, Michel Bourez and Deivid Silva battle for the advance in the Round 4 heat cutdown.
Makuakai Rothman, Vasco Ribeiro, Matt Wilkinson and Gabriel Medina compete for the advance in the Round 4 heat cutdown.