The Brazilian hit his stride in the Quarterfinal, eliminating Wright's shot of taking the Jeep Leaders' Jersey.
Julian Wilson earns an 9.73, taking the lead from Gabriel Medina in the last few minutes of the Final.
The Brazilian took down Hawaiian Ezekiel Lau on his way to a Round Two at Teahupo'o.
With barely more than a minute left, Jeremy Flores found this solid tube to score a 9.77, retake the lead, and win the heat.
Retirement may be on the horizon, but you wouldn't know it from this performance at the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
The Californian found this quick gem to take the lead over Stu Kennedy, and ultimately move on to Round Three.
As the minutes ticked down in his do-or-die Round Two heat in Tahiti, Seabass didn't take a single wave. Until this.
The Tahitian fires back at Jadson Andre with this quick tube for what would be his defining moment of their Billabong Pro battle.
He may have lost his heat against Michel Bourez, but the Brazilian worked his barrel-riding magic before it was all over.
This quick tube was just what Young needed to take over the lead and stay in the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
The rookie, who has struggled for results this year, kicked off his heat against Jeremy Flores with a whopping 9.23.
In what would be the highest-scoring battle of the event so far, the Frenchman struck back at Leo Fioravanti in round Two.
Hot off of his win at the Vans US Open QS event, the Californian got off to a flying start in Round Two in Tahiti.
Jeremy Flores defeats Leonardo Fioravanti in the highest-scoring heat of Round Two in Tahiti.
World Champ John John Florence dominates his Round One matchup, posts second highest total heat score of the round.
Since Fiji, the French surfer has appeared to be finding some rhythm on Tour. In Tahiti, he won his Round One heat for the first time all
The Brazilian jumps to Round Three, while the Aussie will have to fight again in the do-or-die Round Two.
During a relatively low scoring heat, Mick Fanning earns an 7.50 on his first wave against Josh Kerr in Round Two.