Slater earns his 55th CT victory. John John Florence takes over the ratings lead.
The WSL desk team breaks down the highs and lows from a tough day at Teahupo'o, which saw some high-profile victims.
Wilko escapes elimination, but Adriano de Souza -- among other top seeds -- isn't so lucky.
Hawaiian Dusty Payne scored a last-second gem to get past rookie Conner Coffin.
Josh Kerr got the nod over Stu Kennedy in their Round Two battle, which was decided largely on turns.
John John and Gabriel dominate Opening Day of the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
Behold, an average day at Teahupo'o for the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
King Kelly didn't look so hot during the early part of his Round One heat...Then he got this 9.00.
Florence and Medina raise the stakes on tour leader Matt Wilkinson with commanding Round One performances at Teahupo'o.