Monday, June 2, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Adriano De Souza floating on his way to the first heat win of the 2014 Fiji Pro.
Kai Otton took an early lead in Heat 1, but was overtaken by De Souza in a tight battle.
Michel Bourez won his Round 1 heat of the Fiji Pro for the first time.
Fred Patacchia Jr. was the in-form goofy-footer. His 16.03 was the third highest heat score of Round 1.
Glen Hall made his courageous return to the event where he broke his back the previous year.
Mick Fanning, last year's Fiji Pro runner-up, was relegated to Round 2 where he'll match-up against Wiggolly Dantas.
Mitch Coleborn is a wildcard at the Fiji Pro for the third year in a row and once again won in Round 1.
Taj Burrow came third in his Round 1 heat and will take on local wildcard Isei Tokovou (FJI) in the first heat of Round 2.
Joel Parkinson scored one of the better tubes of the opening day.
Kelly Slater threaded the needle on this Cloudbreak barrel.
Jeremy Flores free falling over the shallow reef.
Gabriel Medina jamming off the top, with Kolohe Andino in the foreground.
Hawaii's Sebastien Zietz relished the South Pacific reef.
Josh Kerr squeezed into a small but perfect Cloudbreak barrel.
Jordy Smith recorded the top heat score of Round 1 due in part to a 9.20 barrel.
Owen Wright won one of the tightest heats of the day over Nat Young and Matt Wilkinson. The three competitors were separated by only separated by 0.77.
Julian Wilson got the job done in Round 1 with a win over Bede Durbidge and Jadson Andre.
Hawaii's John John Florence ditching his fins on the way to winning the final Round 1 heat.