The South Carolina native has jumped to No. 2 on the Qualifying Series, thanks to an early tear Down Under.
Australia's Ty Watson and Japan's Ren Hashimoto have taken their biggest wins at the 2017 Telstra Stores Tweed Coast Pro.
Another massive day of surfing at Cabarita sees only the finals left for what is sure to be a super Sunday.
As the northerlies calmed down, the action fired up at Cabarita.
Tricky conditions continue as women's Round Two takes to the line-up.
The 2017 Telstra Stores Tweed Coast Pro has kicked off in tricky conditions at Cabarita on the NSW North Coast.
The Qualifying Series is set to return to the beautiful Northern NSW Coast.