The women's Margaret River Pro marched through Round 3 Monday with some huge performances and frustrating slips.
The Kauaian was simply on fire in Round 2 at the Margaret River Pro, earning a 9.00 by tearing apart Main Break.
A few heavy hitters go down in Round 2, while local knowledge prevails at Main Break.
S. Fitzgibbons vs. C. Moore vs. B. Macaulay
S. Gilmore vs. C. Marks vs. T. Weston-Webb
M. Manuel vs. N. Van Dijk vs. L. Peterson
J. Defay vs. C. Ho vs. T. Wright
C. Ho vs. S. Erickson
S. Lima vs. B. Macaulay
M. Greene vs. L. Peterson
P. Hareb vs. T. Wright
O. Wright vs. D. Delroy-Carr
M. Wilkinson vs. K. Walsh
M. Wright vs. A. Buchan
M. Pupo vs. I. Ferreira
M. Bourez vs. I. Gouveia
M. February vs. F. Morais
Y. Dora vs. G. Colapinto
K. Igarashi vs. M. Rodrigues
Follow WSL's Felipe Marcondes as he covers 2018 Gold Coast.
Behind-the-scenes look at the athletes and early rounds of the 2018 Gold Coast event.
Felipe Marcondes hangs with Italo Ferreira during 2018 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast.
It's finals day, and the production crew sets up in Kirra. Subtitled.
Let's hit the town! There's a music festival, waves caught, koalas, and brain-freezes. Subtitled.
Take a tour of WSL headquarters in Santa Monica, California. Yew! Subtitled.
Checking in at Lost Surfboards in San Clemente. Subtitled.
Moore continues to dominate at the Margaret River Pro with a 8.77 on her first wave in Round 3.
The Australian made the most of Main Break for an 8.50 and the Round 3 heat win Monday at the Margaret River Pro.
The inside ledge at Margaret River's backup location was a point of pain and gain for the men and women in Round 1.
The South African takes a Round 1 win after earning a 7.67 against Ian Gouveia and Tomas Hermes.
The Hawaiian earns an 8.00 during Round 1 Heat 1 to take his first heat win of the year in heavy West Oz conditions.
With the Jeep Leader Jersey on his back and his shoulder on the mend, the Australian opened with a big score in Round 1.
The Hawaiian comes out on top in Round 1 against Mikey Wright and Wade Carmichael.
The current Jeep Leader shares her workout routine in the days leading up to the Rip Curl Women's Pro Bells Beach.
The WSL broadcast crew walks us through the event's history as we wait for conditions to improve on day one of the waiting period.
Rookie upsets and veteran comebacks were on offer for Round One of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
The WSL commentary crew goes over day one action from Winkipop.
"I love it," said Colapinto. "I think it's great. It makes you go big on your first turn."
The Tahitian Tour vet is bringing his power game to the Rip Curl Pro, and quickly emerging as one to watch.
The rookie again took down a couple of Tour veterans at Bells, to make her way to the Quarterfinals at the Rip Curl Women's Pro.
The Brazilian is arguably in the best form of his career so far, racking up huge scores for waves like this one at Bells.
Behind the positive vibe warrior's massive smile, getting back to the Championship Tour was a long process -- and almost didn't happen.
Saturday at Bells, the 16-year-old Florida wunderkind eliminated Keely Andrew -- current World No. 2 -- from the Rip Curl Pro.
The Californian is moving onto the Semifinals, making the Rip Curl Pro his best ever result on the Championship Tour so far.
The 16-year-old Florida native eliminated Johanne Defay on Tuesday and will face Stephanie Gilmore in the Semifinals.
The Brazilian rookie's smooth style has earned him praise on the Qualifying Series...but that wasn't always the case.
The rookie keeps her momentum going in Round Three, knocking out Jeep Leader Lakey Peterson.
Despite battling on the Qualifying Series for over a decade, the 32-year-old Brazilian is looking more determined than ever.
Fan voting - best heats of the year 2014 WSL awards - hi res
The 2016 season opens with some solid surfing from the world's best.
The one-hour, narrated version of a classic WSL event.
Rotations and airs dominate the scorecards in Rio.
Mid-season, and the world's best face off against the mythic wave known at Cloudbreak.
The Tour pulls into Surf City, USA for an absolute classic women's surfing event.
The remarkable and menacing Teahupo'o is the ultimate surfing challenge.
Ride of the Year Nominee Ross Clarke-Jones at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018. Video by Pedro Miranda.
Ride of the Year Nominee Ryan Hipwood at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2017. Video by WSL Video Team.
Ride of the Year Nominee Ian Walsh at Nelscott Reef, Oregon on November 29, 2017. Video by Ian Kennelly.
Ride of the Year Nominee Sebastian Steudtner at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018. Video by Javier Goya.
Ride of the Year Nominee Ian Walsh at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on October 28, 2017. Video by Dan Norkunas.
Quiksilver Airlift XXL Biggest Wave Nominee Ross Clarke-Jones at Nazaré, Portugal on January 18, 2018. Video by Humberto Santos.
Quiksilver Airlift XXL Biggest Wave Nominee Rodrigo Koxa at Nazaré, Portugal on November 8, 2017. Video Carlos Muriongo.
Quiksilver Airlift XXL Biggest Wave Nominee Kai Lenny at Jaws, Maui, Hawaii on January 14, 2018. Video by Marcus Rodrigues.
This Australian rookie has been one of the biggest surprises this season...but he shouldn't be.
Tour stars open up about the high-flying Brazilian and his impact.
The battle-tested Brazilian has been betting big on himself for years...and he's not done.
With his powerful brand of surfing and genuine aloha spirit Zeke Lau is a welcome addition to the Championship Tour.
Long pegged for greatness, the young Californian's rise to World No. 4 was not without its struggles.
The first Italian ever to join the Championship Tour has all the makings of a contender.
Laura Enever has taken some hits in 2016, but as the women's CT star proved at the Pe'ahi Challenge, nothing can keep this girl down.
Rachael Tilly started impressing people early, but it was her education in shaping that was most formative for her longboard success.
Hugo Vau vs. Billy Kemper vs. Nathan Florence vs. Joao de Macedo vs. Lucas Chianca
Peter Mel vs. Alex Botelho vs. Jamie Mitchell
Nic von Rupp vs. Kai Lenny vs. Naxto Gonzalez vs. Francisco Porcella vs. Cristian Merello vs. Makuakai Rothman
Tom Lowe vs. Grant Baker vs. Ian Walsh vs. Nic Lamb vs. Antonio Silva vs. Kealii Mamala
Lucas Chianca vs. Billy Kemper vs. Nathan Florence vs. Alex Botelho vs. Jamie Mitchell vs. Peter Mel
Kai Lenny vs. Naxto Gonzales vs. Grant Baker vs. Nic von Rupp vs. Ian Walsh vs. Tom Lowe
Lucas Chianca vs. Billy Kemper vs. Naxto Gonzalez vs. Kai Lenny vs. Grant Baker vs. Nathan Florence
As expected, there was a fair amount of backstage chatter going on during Finals day at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
The world's best wake up before the sun to get a chilly freesurf in before the start of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.
John John Florence and Kolohe Andino reflect after the famous Snapper Rocks fall that was (thankfully) caught on video.
When Pipe gets huge, even the world's best have reservations about paddling out. Go behind the scenes at the Volcom Pipe Pro.
Hawaii's coolest contest for kids is in its 23rd year thanks to former Championship Tour star and current big-wave legend Shane Dorian.
Pro surfing fans at Pipeline are as passionate as they come.
Qualifying Series stars react to making the cut for 2018's Championship Tour.
100 percent backroom banter from the MEO Rip Curl Pro.