Scoring a near-perfect Final, Kei Kobayashi (USA) had the field in a combination situation when the final horn sounded.
The morning's conditions were challenging for the Junior men, who rose to the occasion and continued their high-performance surfing.
Opening day of the Ron Jon Vans Junior Pro provided plenty of action with high-performance surfing throughout the day.
Some of the North America region's elite surfers are prepared for opening day of action in Cocoa Beach tomorrow, March 10, 2016.
Competitors are set to make their return to Cocoa Beach, Fla. March 10 -13 to battle for both Junior Pro and Men's QS titles.