The Australian claims his first QS10,000 win in Azores on an exciting final day of action.
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
Santa Barbara delivered solid, three-to-four foot waves for the SATA Azores Pro QS 10,000, to wrap up Round 2.
Qualifying Series commissioner Travis Logie breaks down the mid-year cut-off allowing surfers to be seeded into the QS10,000 events
The QS10,000 SATA Azores Pro launched in tricky surf at the iconic Santa Barbara to run 22 heats of the opening round.
The third installment of the series will award the lucky winner an extra US$25,000 for consistency throughout the 2015 Portuguese events.
The 2015 SATA Azores Pro will host some of the world's best surfers for the second-to-last stop on the European Qualifying Series.