Alejo Muniz (BRA) is working hard to get back on the Championship Tour (CT), taking a solid step in the right direction with a win at the Burton Automotive Pro 6,000-point Qualifying Series event -- @alejomuniz: Thanks Austrália see you soon!! Now California for a week, let's try some new @sharpeyesurfboards / obrigado Austrália, atã breve, agora Califórnia por uma semana, para testar novas @sharpeyesurfboards @penrose73
Johanne Defay (FRA) arrived on the Gold Coast before Cyclone Marcia passed through and took advantage of the (not so) calm conditions before the storm -- @johannedefay On a eu de la chance de pouvoir s entrainer avant la tempÃªte et l eau marron !
Lucky to be able to train before the storm and brown water ! #SnapperRocks #cyclone
@wsl #JFfantasyfactory @smithoptics @seventyonepercent
A native of the state of Victoria, Australia, Nikki Van Dijk appears to be pretty excited to have travelled north for the event at Snapper Rocks. @nikkivandijk: Sooooooo happy to be back on the Gold Coast already surfed out!!
Kelly Slater (USA) had quite the case of FOMO (fear of missing out) as he debated the inflight options on his long journey to Australia -- @kellyslater: 14 hours on @Qantas to make food choices, watch movies and think about all the waves I've missed on the Gold Coast the last few days. #CominInHot to surf with my 400 best friends! #SaveSomeForMe
Cyclone Marcia had a lot of people worried about the conditions at Snapper Rocks, but not Stephanie Gilmore (AUS) who took advantage of Marcia's presence -- @stephaniegilmore: Surf spam. Marcia personally didn't show up to Coolangatta but she definitely sent da waves. @waxyphotography
Rookie Keanu Asing (HAW) (front) and Dusty Payne (HAW) (left) joined Californians Kolohe Andino (right) and Nat Young (center) for the WSL Awards ceremony. Tell us who you think cleans up the best in the comments below -- @keanuasing: @wsl awards banquet last night with these gents!