Moore and Medina leave Australia with a huge lead on the leaderboard, but there are some new names giving chase as race for Final 5 heats
Gabriel Medina and Carissa Moore may have a comfortable rankings lead, but the race for the Final 5 continues to tighten.
Two-time World Champ Gabe Medina booked a spot in the Final after defeating countryman Italo Ferreira at the Rip Curl Rottnest Search.
Brazilians locked in for 2019 Pipeline rematch, Moore looking for another win in Australia with pumping surf on the way.
Cibilic eliminates Wilson and continues his hot streak in Australia booking a Semifinal spot at the Rip Curl Rottnest Search presented by
Yago Dora turned his heat into a highlight reel taking to the sky with two nine-point airs, securing his third Quarterfinal of the
Ferreira dropped a pair of seven-point rides to narrowly defeat De Souza and book a spot in the Quarterfinals.
The Brazilian goes to the air and threads the Strickland Bay tube in a hard-fought heat against Tahitian Michel Bourez.
Julian Wilson knocked out longtime rival Jordy Smith, while Morgan Cibilic and Liam O'Brien also locked in spots in the Quarters.