With the swell on blast for the Azores Airlines Pro, there were moments of heroics, but also some serious beatings.
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2019
Hawaii's Joshua Moniz feels right at home in heavy tubes as he rides a drainer on his forehand and drops the first 10 point ride of the Azores Airlines Pro.
The swell filled in for the Azores Airlines Pro and competitors had to put it all on the line to make the Final 16.
Hawaiian Josh Moniz drops the hammer with three big turns on his first wave and posts an 8.17 to eventually advance into RD4.
With a stand-out performance from Marc Lacomare, the Azores Airlines Pro scored pristine Atlantic surfer to kick things off.