The injury replacement-turned-tour-addition surged ahead in Round Two to sweep the field.
WSL analysts break down the battle between Erickson and Quizon for a spot in the Quarters.
The Men's Qualifying Series takes center stage as the QS10000 Billabong Pro Cascais gets underway in Portugal.
Take a tour of Guincho, one of the breaks for Portgual's Cascais Women's Pro.
Courtney Conlogue's odds of catching Tyler Wright may be a long shot at this point, but that's what motivates the Californian.
Tatiana Weston-Webb, Courtney Conlogue, and Tyler Wright got busy setting the pace early in Cascais.
The 44-year-old veteran takes out the Australian rookie with the help of his air game.
Filipe Toledo may have one of the smaller and lighter frames on tour but his moves are oversized -- which is why he's a massive threat.
After several years of trying, Kolohe Andino finally made it past Round Three at his home break.
Stuart Kennedy has returned to his early-season form at Lower Trestles, and Mick Fanning is his latest victim.
Brett Simpson was all smiles after eliminating John John Florence in Round Three.
Filipe Toledo wasn't satisfied with his 3rd-place finish at the Hurley Pro in 2015, and he's doing something about it.
The ladies got their first crack at Lower Trestles on Wednesday, and things got interesting in a hurry.
In a near-repeat of their Fiji battle, the Hawaiian had the Jeep leader on the ropes at Trestles, while Nikki Van Dijk took the win.
The Hawaiian earned a 7.50 -- the high score of her heat -- in tricky conditions to take the win.
Whether Teahupo'o is two feet or 20, the nerves are always high at the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
JJF scored more than one near-perfect ride on the opening day of competition.
Join Filipe Toledo's entourage during his journey through the Vans US Open of Surfing, where the Brazilian won for the second time in three
Chris Cote and Rosy Hodge take a closer look at the 17-year-old Australian's approach.
For Adriano de Souza, a life of true meaning involves goals that are big, bold, and specific.
A bevy of CT stars join the Rebel Surf Club grommets to invade The Point at J-Bay.
The WSL desk crew takes us through the best scoring rides of the J-Bay Open so far.
Gabriel Medina's aerial antics carry real risks, as you can see in this slow-mo breakdown of his J-Bay moon shot.
Championship Tour stars tell us the best way to get from here-to-there when the destination is the other side of the planet.
Carissa Moore drops the first perfect 10 point ride of the Cascais Women's Pro in Round Three, Heat 4.
16-year-old Sandon Whittaker powers through tough field of locals and internationals.
On a massive day of competition, see who soared -- and who's headed home.
Wednesday was a massive day of competition in Cascais for both the men and women. The WSL desk team breaks down the latest.
Deivid Silva secured a win with a steady forehand attack. Australian upstart Jack Robinson also advanced.
Brazil's Hizunome Bettero takes a commanding win over World N°8 Italo Ferreira as both surfers advance into Round Three.
Former CT competitor Patrick Gudauskas had no problem with the bouncy conditions at Cascais.
With requalification on the line, the Australian needs to do well at the Billabong Pro Cascais, and he got off to a good start.
The Hawaiian made the most of lefthander to take the heat lead in a battle for a Quarterfinal spot.
Coco Ho vs. Lakey Peterson
Hawaiian Malia Manuel came out firing in Round Four and didn't back down. She'll move on to the Quarterfinals.
Sally Fitzgibbons vs. Malia Manuel
Sage Erickson vs. Alessa Quizon
Johanne Defay vs. Laura Enever
The Hawaiian is making the most of his European mission.
The Californian is low on the QS rankings, and far from requalifying. Could the Billabong Pro Cascais be his turning point?