Toledo turns a corner, Brazil takes control, goofyfoot troubles and rookie realism after a becalmed week in the South Pacific.
Is this the year the Tahitian finally turns freesurfing pedigree into a big result at home?
If you want to win a World Title, you need to get your head around Tahiti.
The Tahiti Pro Teahupo'o starts August 10, reflect on how these two Title contenders put together the heat of the year in 2017.
Eight tubes and a mile of magic at Skeleton Bay
Heritage and electric form keep all eyeballs on the current world #2 QS surfer from Hawaii.
Being legendary style icons of the sport, it is the love of surfing that has sustained their careers.
With Founders' Cup on the horizon, here's a breakdown of each member's contribution and why they matter to the sport.
A world-class day at Pipeline delivered two new event winners.
Pipeline delivered flawless conditions for Hawaii's best 18-and-under surfers
The highly-anticipated Men's Pro Junior and Women's QS will take place March 27 - April 3
Ocean Macedo and Keala Tomoda-Bannert Finish Runner-up
The competition is one day away from crowning two new event winners
Men's and Women's Round 1 featured high-performance surfing
The two took out a formidable field of competitors at the black sand beach break
The Makaha athlete bested a formidable field of Tahitians and ultimately good friend Mikey O'Shaughnessy in the Final
Regional athletes head to the remote right-hander in the Tuamotus
The Hawaiian becomes fifth surfer to claim title in nine years
Major upsets in massive surf
backhand barrel riding setting new standards