Challenging morning conditions at Supertubos resulted in some tight Round Two battles, where the World No. 1 and 2 were lucky to survive their low-scoring heats. John John Florence edged out Portuguese wildcard Miguel Blanco, while Medina won by a fraction of a point against Australian rookie Ryan Callinan.
Soon after, Frenchman Jeremy Flores posted the first solid heat total of the morning on his way to a huge Round Two win over World No. 3 Matt Wilkinson.