Mick Fanning (AUS) unleashed his powerful and precise carves during the Hurley Pro Semifinals to earn a second score in the nine-point range -- a 9.10 -- and put his opponent, Gabriel Medina (BRA), in a combination situation.
Former Rookie of the Year Nat Young (USA) makes the most of Lowers for a 9.43 in Round 2. The score helped secure his win over injury replacement and former CT surfer Aritz Aranburu (ESP) to stay in the game at the Hurley Pro.
Local wildcard Ian Crane had his work cut out for him in his Round 2 heat against Filipe Toledo (BRA) at the 2015 Hurley Pro. But he wasn't afraid to unleash this backhand attack on Lowers; his sequence of turns earned him a 9.10.
Reigning World Champion Gabriel Medina (BRA) kicked off his run at the Hurley Pro at Trestles with a 9-point performance. Medina had a slow start to the season, but progressively gotten better with each event.