A men's event that witnessed an all-American Final with Young emerging victorious and Tsuzuki taking over the women's Final.
The men battled through their first two-man duals to determine Quarterfinalists as women are down to the final four.
The men's field is now down to the last 16 competitors as women determined their Quarterfinalists at the Gotcha Ichinomiya Chiba Open.
A critical day of competition unfolded with the remaining men's top seeds debuting in spectacular form at the Gotcha Ichinomiya Chiba Open.
A spike in swell provided plenty of entertainment for the Ichinomiya Chiba Open with the QS elite unleashing dominant surfing.
A big opening day for the third major QS 6,000 of 2018 got underway and some impressive performances followed.
Teaser - GOTCHA ICHINOMIYA CHIBA OPEN Powered Gravity Channel - May 21th to 27th, 2018