Sunday, April 6, 2014
Updated: Sunday, April 6, 2014
Bede Durbidge delivered in his second heat against Taj Burrow for the day, detonating a series of powerful forehand gouges, surpassing Burrow for the lead and taking his place in Round 4.
Josh Kerr's air game didn't disappoint and earned him a place into Round 4.
Jordy Smith was all power in the overhead Margies surf.
Gabriel Medina gave one of the standout performances of the day to edge out John John Florence.
Yadin Nicol's huge full rotation aerial spelled the end for 3X ASP World Champion Mick Fanning.
Kelly Slater drew record crowds.
Kelly Slater performing his pre heat ritual.
Kelly Slater advanced ahead of Jadson Andre in a fairly low scoring affair.
Michel Bourez flaring against Kai Otton.
Filipe Toledo provided another standout performance ousting Julian Wilson with his superior aerial mastery.
Goofy-footer Nat Young putting another Margies heat win under his belt.
Adriano de Souza bringing his A-game to defeat Owen Wright.
Joel Parkinson schooled Kolohe Andino, his effortless style leaving the young American in a combo situation.
Gabriel Medina has no shortage of fans here in the West.
Mick Fanning disappointed with his early elimination.
John John Florence
Margaret River Sunrise