The Australian claims his first QS10,000 win in Azores on an exciting final day of action.
The Aussie gets closer to making the 2016 Tour after dominating a talented field in solid conditions.
A smaller two-to-three foot swell allowed competition to resume on Day 3 and help decide the last 16 surfers in contention at the SATA
Miguel Pupo scores a clean barrel with a two turn combo and nets a perfect 10 point ride.
Surfers light up two-to-three foot waves on the third day of competition in Azores to whittle the field down to just 16.
Wigolly Dantas (BRA) destroys a good looking righthander and collects a 9.57 for his efforts to take an early lead during Heat 4, Round 3
Santa Barbara delivered solid, three-to-four foot waves for the SATA Azores Pro QS 10,000, to wrap up Round 2.
Check out some of the best rides from the QS 10,000 in Portugal.
Waves clean up on the second day of the SATA Azores Pro and delivers barrels among power-turns and aerial sections.
Jesse Mendes takes out the ASP Prime SATA Azores Pro pres. by Sumol over Joan Duru (FRA) in windy 2-to-3-foot surf.
Day 4 of the SATA Azores Pro unfolded in bumpy, 3-to-5-foot surf to decide the last four men standing.
Surprise eliminations and breakthrough performances came down in bumpy surf on Day 3 of the QS Prime.