While Jordy Smith took top honors at the Vans World Cup, the battle to make the qualification cut was the tightest ever.
The final day of the Vans World Cup was one for the books, as the race for Samsung Galaxy CT qualification came down to the wire.
Jordy Smith took top honors at Sunset Beach, while the dust finally settled on the QS qualification race.
See who's making the leap from the Qualifying Series to the Championship Tour -- and what to expect at the Billabong Pipe Masters.
Mick Fanning stormed through a stacked field of competitors to claim his first victory at the Vans World Cup of Surfing.
Check out which Qualifying Series surfers will join the elite ranks in 2016 following the end of the last QS 10,000 event of the season.