Highlights: Top Seeds Thrive, Others Survive

The third jewel in the Championship Tour's Dream Leg crown -- the Billabong Pro Tahiti -- kicked off at Teahupo'o on opening day of the event window. A building southwest swell and some lingering trade winds provided tricky conditions for Round One, but fans watching the webcast or bobbing in the channel as part of the flotilla, were treated to a number of tight clashes, top seed stumbles and one notable upset on Day One. Here's an idea of what went down.

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