The Peruvian found his form once again and became the newest Hurley Surf Open Acapulco victor.
Playa Revolcadero continued to deliver fun conditions for competitors on a critical day of competition.
The Hurley Surf Open Acapulco QS 1,000 fired into action and big performances were posted throughout the day.
Some of North America's emerging Qualifying Series (QS) threats are prepping for a showdown in Mexico with a prominent swell looming.
The Qualifying Series newcomer on why the Hurley Surf Open Acapulco, July 20-22, means so much to the country's surfers.
It was a huge day for first-ever QS finalists Carlos Munoz and Cole Houshmand, but in the end Munoz took the 2017 title.
The up-and-coming talents of North America came out firing and locked in their spots for finals day.
Excellent rail-surfing, aerial antics, and barrels on offer to open up the first day of competition.