Thousands of fans packed the beach in front of the Billabong Pipe Masters to witness a dramatic day at the world's most famous wave. And the Championship Tour's best did not disappoint. With a World Championship hanging in the balance, two of the best surfers on the planet did what they had to do keep their Title chances alive, each scrapping by to win their Round Three heats by less than half a point. Two other contenders were cast adrift on a day chock full of compelling stories and bittersweet moments. Here's just a glimpse of all the action that went down.