A first-time wildcard on the Big Wave Tour, UK plumber Andrew Cotton could soon be competing in the Nazaré Challenge.
Florence jumps directly into Quarterfinals after a major jump in swell greeted athletes at the MEO Rip Curl Pro.
John John Florence and Gabriel Medina both survive their heats despite low scores, while Matt Wilkinson is eliminated by Jeremy Flores.
Big tubes and massive airs from six years on tour.
Opening Day at the MEO Rip Curl Pro was not a good one for the top three title contenders.
The 11x World Champion has shaken off his early-round loss in France, and is ready to inflict some pain at the MEO Rip Curl Pro.
Local knowledge can be lethal in shifty European beach breaks. Portuguese wildcard Frederico Morais is a Supertubos specialist.
Options abound in this part of Europe.
Beneath Tyler's incredible World Title run there was some interesting movement in France.
Tyler Wright was crowned 2016 Samsung Galaxy Women's World Champion today at Plage des Guardians in Hossegor.
But Courtney Conlogue keeps on winning, putting title celebration ceremonies on hold.
Courtney Conlogue is up against it after being sent to the sudden-death Round Two at the Roxy Pro.
The Brazilian's track record at Hossegor stands above all others heading into this year's Quiksilver Pro.
QS rankings get a major shakeup.
Observations from a critical day in Cascais at the QS10000 Billabong Pro.
Stu Kennedy, Bino Lopez, Brett Simpson, Tanner Gudauskas, Jack Freestone and Matt Banting survive massive day at Guincho.
Why the QS10000 Billabong Pro Cascais is one of the most important events of the year.
The Australian earned a fast-track win to the Quarterfinals at Cascais, but Courtney Conlogue keeps pace.
Local knowledge from Portugal's highest-ranked surfer.
Stop N°12 in Europe this season, Cascais will be the culmination of a year-long trip across Europe for the QS grinders.