Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Updated: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Elimination on the line, Tour veteran Joel Parkinson (AUS) takes on Tour rookie Wiggolly Dantas (BRA) during Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast.
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The World Title race narrows as tough conditions take their toll on contenders.
Conditions thundered for the first day of competition for the MEO Rip Curl Pro, where dreams -- and boards -- were crushed.
Filipe Toledo vs. Leonardo Fioravanti
Adriano de Souza vs. Stuart Kennedy
Fioravanti earns an 8.67, taking the win over Filipe Toledo in Round Two.
Owen Wright was defeated by wildcard Vasco Ribeiro during Round Two of the MEO Rip Curl Pro in a big upset.
The lethal local wildcard eliminated the World No. 4 in Peniche with this huge performance.
The 3x World Champion had the highest heat score of the opening round thanks to a few beauties at Supertubos.
Mick Fanning with a winning 9-pointer over local hero Frederico Morais and Brazilian rookie Ian Gouveia.
The rookie survives a wave-starved heat over Owen Wright and Conner Coffin.
The Australian keeps his Title hopes alive with Round One win.
Owen Wright vs. Vasco Ribeiro
Gabriel Medina vs. Mason Ho
The Hawaiian earns a 7.67, taking the win in Round One against Mason Ho and Kanoa Igarashi.
Freestone goes big in Round One for a 9.00 against Adriano de Souza and Jeremy Flores.
Michel Bourez earns an 8.5, taking the win against Filipe Toledo and Jadson Andre.
Parkinson's 8.93 sent him from last to first in his Round One heat at the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
Parkinson earns an 8.93, taking the win in Round One against Joan Duru and Nat Young.
The Jeep Leader got the job done in Round One against Kanoa Igarashi and wildcard Mason Ho.
World No. 2 Jordy Smith didn't need much to get a crucial Round One win in Portugal and keep pace with Jeep Leader John John Florence.
The Aussie vet throws a small wrench into the Brazilian's World Title plans.
Mick Fanning vs. Frederico Morais vs. Ian Gouveia
Sebastian Zietz vs. Adrian Buchan vs. Ezekiel Lau
The Tahitian earned a big Round One win over Filipe Toledo and Jadson Andre thanks to his tube-mining skills.
Kolohe Andino vs. Connor O'Leary vs. Miguel Pupo