Makai McNamara earns an 8.17 in Round One Heat 5 of the Pipe Invitational.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Updated: Friday, January 31, 2020
Rounds 2 and 3 surfed today and saw standouts like Jeronimo Vargas (BRA), Makai McNamara (HAW) and Kalani Chapman (HAW) make their mark to move into the top-seeded Round 4.
Makai McNamara received an interference call, but was able to make the advance with a perfect 10.
Makai McNamara makes a steep drop into Backdoor and finds his way out.
Kelly Slater earns his first victory since 2014 in epic conditions at Pipeline.