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
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.