With a big swell and huge events ahead, the 2018 CT season is about to begin Down Under, complete with nervous energy.
Love is in the air for Lakey Peterson, Caio Ibelli, Kolohe Andino and Carissa Moore, among other stars of surf.
Sebastian Inlet will host the first QS6,000 of 2018 and a formidable field awaits.
Caio Ibelli and Alessa Quizon checking out the morning action.
Alessa Quizon (HAW) .Pantin Pro 2017
Alessa Quizon (HAW) winning her Round Four heat at the Los Cabos Open of Surf.
2017 Inaugural Barbados Surf Pro Women's QS3,000 Champion Claire Bevilacqua (AUS) (L) and runner-up Alessa Quizon (HAW) (R).
Alessa Quizon (HAW) winning her Semifinal heat at the Barbados Surf Pro QS3,000.
It was an incredible finish at Drill Hall Beach and two former CT competitors walked away with historic titles.
Two former Championship Tour competitors battled it out for the final, but it was Bevilacqua who emerged victorious.
The Hawaiian CT surfer defeats former World Champ Sofia Mulanovich at the Maui and Sons Pichilemu Women's Pro.