Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Reigning World Champion Gabriel Medina (BRA) and Samsung, the Championship Tour sponsor, had a treat for fans on the beach at Barra da Tijuca during the Oi Rio Pro.
Catch up on all the contest action in Rio with the Round 1 video highlights, full results for the Top 34 and the Top 17, plus the men's Round 1 recap and women's Round 1 recap.
Kicking boys' butts was a big part of Lakey's lifestyle while growing up in Santa Barbara.
In 2015 Sally Fitzgibbons ruptured her eardrum early in the event, but it didn't stop her from capturing her second-straight Fiji win.
A slow start to this season won't dampen Julian Wilson's ultimate dream of a World Title. In fact, he's digging in.
Grab your backstage pass to stop no. 4 of the Championship Tour and enjoy the medley of madness from Brazil.
Surf fans in Saquarema had plenty of reasons to cheer as the Oi Rio Pro came to a phenomenal conclusion.
The Brazilian hero picks a great time to get back into the winner's circle.
Saquarama fans were waiting for the right moment to explode during the Final of this year's Oi Rio Pro, and Adriano de Souza provided it.
Adrian Buchan earns an 9.20 in the Finals of the Oi Rio Pro against Adriano de Souza.
Adriaon de Souza vs. Adrian Buchan
The Aussie vet known as "The Surgeon" locks down his best result of the 2017 season.
Adrian Buchan earns an 8.97 to take a greater lead against Matt Wilkinson in Heat 2 of the Semifinals.
Adrian Buchan vs. Matt Wilkinson
De Souza earns an 9.57 against Yago Dora in Heat 1 of the Semifinals.
Adriano de Souza vs. Yago Dora
Wilkinson earns an 8.83 against Owen Wright in Heat 4 of the Quarterfinals.
Owen Wright vs. Matt Wilkinson
The Aussie veteran catches fire in Rio.
Adrian Buchan vs. Jordy Smith
The 20-year-old wildcard took down yet another World Champ at the Oi Rio Pro.
Mick Fanning vs. Yago Dora
The 2015 World Champion is busy earning the only thing that motivates him: Respect.
In a heated exchange between the World Champs, De Souza surged ahead of Parko at the Oi Rio Pro.
Adriano de Souza opens big against Joel Parkinson in the Quarterfinals.
Adriano de Souza vs. Joel Parkinson
Kanoa Igarashi vs. Matt Wilkinson