The swell filled in for the Azores Airlines Pro and competitors had to put it all on the line to make the Final 16.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2019
The San Clemente, California, native earned a near-perfect 9.00 in his first-ever appearance at Puerto Escondido.
Kobayashi takes a Round 2 win after earning a 7.17 at the Vans US Open.
Californian Kei Kobayashi earns a 7.00 to take a Round 1 win in tricky conditions at the US Open of Surfing.
Men's Rounds Three and Four of the Martinique Surf Pro unfold in difficult conditions, as top seeds enter the draw and dominate.