Gabriel Medina (BRA) went on to win a World Title in 2014, but his quest began with a victory at the season's first event, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast. See how the phenom, then just 20 years old, battled his way through to the event Final against local favorite Joel Parkinson (AUS).
Don't miss Medina's quest for another event win when competition resumes at the 2015 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast LIVE on the World Surf League homepage through March 11.
Catch up on the latest Gold Coast action:
Heat Analyzer: Quiksilver Pro, Roxy Pro
Wave by Wave heat cutdowns: Quiksilver Pro Round 1, Roxy Pro Rounds 1 & 2
Recap: Men's Round 1, Women's Round 2
Full Results: Quiksilver Pro, Roxy Pro