Thursday, February 27, 2014
Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014
An Aboriginal Fire Making ceremony performed by Dhinawan Dreaming kicks off this year's Quiksilver and Roxy Pro.
Kelly Slater helps to get it started.
Leonardo Fioravanti ponders his fate.
Phillippa Anderson falls short of a finals berth.
Holly Daze Coffey
Keely Andrew earns her debut into the Roxy Pro.
Former WCT surfer Bruna Schmitz hoping to rejoin the World's Best.
Keely Andrew takes on Carissa Moore and Malia Manuel in Round 1.
Santiago Muniz last minute fin check
Hedgy enjoying the action.
A sigh of relief after a last minute victory.
Matt Banting oozing style.
Back to the drawing board for Mitch Coleborn.
Matt Banting earns his ticket into the Quiksilver Pro.
He will take on Kelly Slater and Matt Wilkinson in Round 1.
Thumbs up for Matt Banting.
Meanwhile Adriano, Mick and Kelly field questions from the press.
'Will you be doing the whole tour this year Mr Slater?'
Stephanie Gilmore charms the crowd.
Wishing all the competitors the best of lucky for the main event.