The Brazilian ace clinches second big Qualifying Series win and moves one step closer to the 2018 Championship Tour roster.
Santa Barbara pumps on Day 3 and by day's end, only 8 surfers remain at Azores Airlines Pro pres. by SEAT.
Just eight are left in the Azores to compete Friday for the event title and 6,000 QS points.
The Azores Airlines Pro pres. by SEAT resumes in cleaner, punchier surf to complete the second round of competition.
Sao Miguel turns green and gold on second day of action with wedgy fun waves at Santa Barbara.
Competition starts in two-foot surf at Santa Barbara to complete Round One of the Azores Airlines Pro pres. by SEAT.
The Atlantic archipelago is slow to deliver the goods but still provides a little swell to launch the QS6,000 event.
The Atlantic islands provide waves and scenery unmatched anywhere in the world.
Azores set to host some of the World's best surfers at the upcoming QS6,000 Azores Airlines Pro pres. by Seat.