South African Grant Baker took some heavy waves on the head -- but made some impressive drops, too. Photo: WSL/Keoki
Former Eddie event winner Bruce Irons finds the face of perfection. Photo: WSL/Heff
Two of the North Shore's young surf stars at the Eddie, showing the aloha spirit of the legendary event. Photo: WSL/Keoki
Slater, finding a barrel that he caught for Brock Little, a Hawaiian surf legend and close friend who passed away the week prior. Photo:
With his brother, Makuakai, and Kala Alexander colliding behind him, Rothman made it out of a massive Waimea wave.
Waimea doled our some heavy punishment for Mason Ho on this one. Photo: WSL/Keoki
The 11-time World Champ said that his goal for the day had been to get a barrel for his close friend Brock Little, who passed away last
John John Florence won the first Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau he ever competed in. Photo: WSL/Keoki
John John Florence and Mason Ho both made this wave...believe it or not. Photo: WSL/Keoki
Locals John John Florence and Mason Ho share a wave in Round 2. Florence went on to claim victory is his first time surfing in the
At Waimea Bay you win some, you lose some. This time around, the Bay scored one on Mason Ho.
Nathan Fletcher during Round 1 of the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau.
Water patrol picks up John John Florence and Danilo Couto after a huge cleanup set. Photo: WSL/Heff
Shane Dorian and Jamie Mitchell happily exhausted after their heat. Photo: WSL/Heff
The one that got away.
Shane Dorian and Jamie O'Brien drop into one of the bigger waves of the day. Photo: WSL/Heff
Jamie O'Brien and Shane Dorian share one of the bigger waves of the day. Despite the fact that JOB was on the inside, Dorian received a
Nathan Fletcher finds a bomb during Round 1. Photo: WSL/Heff