After a full week of fantastic conditions, the swell started to wane at Cloudbreak and Restaurants, resulting in a few lay days for the Fiji Pro. But life at Tavarua and Namotu, the two islands where the Top 34 shack up for the two-week event window, is never dull. Some are reveling in contest glory while others are keeping their respective competitive edges alive. Here's a look at some of the island fever that's spreading. We have to get these guys back in the water...
Waves may be too small for competition but Filipe Toledo made it work just fine on a lay day longboarding outing.
Keanu Asing, Caio Ibelli and more tried their luck on a fishing expedition during the Fiji Pro's lay day Thursday.
Jordy Smith keeping his competitive edge alive.
Maybe stick to surfing, boys.
With conditions less than ideal, Stu Kennedy finds most of his fellow competitors at the Tavarua bar.
A heavyweight matchup between Wiggolly Dantas and Gabriel Medina.