After a serious health issue last year for his family, the QS veteran and former CT surfer is back and fresh off a win.
The former Championship Tour (CT) surfer has earned numerous runner-up finishes since his 2009 Steamer Lane win, but Sunday belonged to him.
The Shoe City Pro QS 1,000 pres. by ZEVN got underway and Colapinto led a crop of young talent making big statements on opening day.
The 2018 edition of this iconic event has witnessed some brilliant moments, who will deliver this year?
A look back at some of last year's Shoe City Pro QS 1,000 action in preparation for the 2018 edition beginning June 23 through 24.
The hometown favorite left nothing in the water as he swept the stacked competition in all conditions.
Simpson and Igarashi advance but Colapinto falls as day two was filled with big upsets and big performances.
The QS1,000 got off to a dreamy start at Southside HB Pier with top seeds dominating the lineup.