The former Big Wave Tour champ came in before the halfway point after a heavy wipeout.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2016
All the incredible moments from the final day of competition at the Big Wave Tour event in Mexico.
Get an in-depth look at how the stacked field of 24 big-wave stars got cut down to the final 6.
Makuakai Rothman charged out to an early lead in the second semifinal.
Makuakai Rothman paid a hefty toll for one of his massive Puerto barrels.