Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Clean conditions for Day 1 of the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
Local WA boy Taj Burrow tees one off the bottom for a Round 1 win at the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.
Brazilian sophomore Filipe Toledo pulls in during the opening heat of the event.
Adam Melling surfed through injury to claim a Round 1 victory and advance directly through to Round 3.
WA wildcard Yadin Nicol caused a major upset in relegating 11-time ASP World Champion and newly-stickerless Kelly Slater to Round 2 of competition.
Kelly Slater surfs his first heat since his split with 23-year sponsor Quiksilver.
Reigning three-time ASP World Champion Mick Fanning posts an emphatic Round 1 win at Main Break.
South African Jordy Smith rebounded from a poor showing on the Gold Coast with a Round 1 win today in Margaret River.
World No. 1 Gabriel Medina took to the air when conditions turned onshore, putting on a show that earned him the highest wave score of the Round.
Nat Young carving out a Surfers Wall on his backhand.
Surfers Point delivered for Round 1.
Matt Wilkinson driving off the bottom.
John John Florence kept the pressure on Gabriel Medina with his aerial antics but was relegated to second place.
CJ Hobgood was impressive in the solid conditions.
Kelly Slater couldn't find his rhythm and placed third during Round 1.
Josh Kerr advanced in first place during Round 1.
The West Aussie Yadin Nicol couldn't be happier after winning his Round 1 heat.
Here's hoping for more of this tomorrow.