The underdog World Team took the WSL Founders' Cup back in May - leaving big implications on the line for next week's Surf Ranch Pro.
The three-time World Champion opened the second day at the Founders' Cup with three calibration waves.
The Champ makes it look easy against Silvana Lima and Paige Hareb.
Answering the call against Carissa Moore and Paige Hareb, Silvana Lima earns a 9.17 at the Surf Ranch test even earlier this year.
The Hawaiian powerhouse leaves it on the wake against Silvana Lima and Paige Hareb.
Although the emcee of the weekend's events scored big, it wasn't enough to overtake the World Team in Lemoore, CA.
Slater lands an 8 in Heat 5.
Jordy Smith vs. Filipe Toledo vs. Kelly Slater.
Paige Hareb vs. Silvana Lima vs. Carissa Moore.
Kanoa Igarashi delivers during a high pressure moment, earning an 8.83 for the World Team.
Kanoa Igarashi vs. Adriano de Souza vs. Kolohe Andino.
Bianca Buitendag vs. Taina Hinckel vs. Lakey Peterson.
Michel Bourez vs. Gabriel Medina vs. John John Florence. It's ON!
Toledo fires up the crowd on day 2 of the Founders' Cup, earning a 9.4 for the Brazil Team.
Pressure's on! Australia vs. World clash in this must-see heat of the event.
The Americans have set the bar. Can they hang on?
The Brazilian almost completes the ultimate combination in Run 3 of the Founders' Cup.
Australia's talent-to-spare is put to the test.