A handful of interesting subplots are evolving after Stop No. 3 of the Championship Tour.
The man with the smoothest style in surfing grooves his way to a Round Three win.
Kaipo Guerrero, Martin Potter and Barton Lynch break down Sunday's huge headlines from the Rip Curl Pro.
With legends clashing, rookies seeking revenge, and Tour frontrunners sprinting for daylight the Easter Classic lived up to its billing.
The high-caliber hopeful lost early again on Sunday, but not by much.
The Hawaiian rookie railed his way to victory over Conner Coffin in Round Two.
Smith opens the day with a strong start to Round Two.
Mick Fanning takes his frustration out on rookie Ethan Ewing in Round Two.
Dantas makes it rain in his Round Two win over Kanoa Igarashi.