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Highlight Reel: Opening Day at Billabong Pipe Masters

It was a packed house at Pipeline for opening day of the 2017 Billabong Pipe Masters. Hundreds of surf fans parked in on the beach in front of Banzai's notorious reef to watch the World Title showdown drama unfold. In the end, it was a mixed bag of results for the Title contenders, with No. 1 John John Florence and No. 3 Jordy Smith advancing directly into Round Three, while No. 2 Gabriel Medina and No. 4 Julian Wilson were forced into the dreaded Round Two elimination heats. Here's a look back at some of the day's biggest moments.

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