Next week in Hossegor, Dane Reynolds (USA) will be joining the Top 34 as a wildcard at the Quiksilver Pro France. Joining him will the be highest-ranked European on the Qualifying Series (QS) who's not yet in the event once the results from the Allianz Billabong Pro Cascais are in. Reynolds announced on Instagram that he plans to donate his contest prize money to the charity Surfers Not Street Children based in Durban, South Africa.
For the Roxy Pro France, 2016 Championship Tour qualifier Chelsea Tuach (BRB) will compete as the wildcard for her second event of the season. Tuach previously appeared at the Vans US Open of Surfing where she fell to World No. 2 Carissa Moore (HAW) in Round 2.