Saturday, May 10, 2014
Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Silvana Lima (BRA) tried to feed off the home crowd cheering her on in the opening heat of Round 4.
Pauline Ado (FRA) silences the crowd, bringing Lima's run to an end and advancing to the Quarterfinals.
Ado heads back up the beach after her Quarterfinal-qualifying victory.
Alessa Quizon (HAW) eyes the Ado-Lima competition while she warms up for Heat 2.
Quizon powers through clean forehand and backhand carves en route to upsetting fellow Hawaiian Malia Manuel.
Tatiana Weston-Webb (HAW) heads out to her heat as the last wildcard after Lima's fall to Ado.
Weston-Webb struggled to pull big maneuvers as she tried to settle in to the challenging conditions.
Nikki Van Dijk (AUS) continues to improve in her WCT campaigns, advancing to the Quarterfinals in Rio.
A lucky fan gets a post-victory selfie with Van Dijk.
Coco Ho waited 11 minutes before jumping on her first wave. Ultimately, her selectivity paid off, pulling off perfectly-timed tail releases to win Heat 4.
Laura Enever (AUS) found herself late on a number of carves, costing her a Quarterfinals advancement.
Enever wishing Ho the best in the Quarterfinals after her elimination.
Ho will match up with WCT No. 4 Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS).
Quizon heads out for the day to prepare for her Quarterfinal matchup against WCT No. 1 Carissa Moore (HAW).