Thursday, June 5, 2014
Updated: Thursday, June 5, 2014
Small but perfect Cloudbreak
Sebastian Zietz riding the Cloudbreak express.
John John Florence contorts himself to fit the Cloudbreak barrel.
Gabriel Medina eyes the exit and the prize.
Fred Patacchia lost in Round 3 to Medina by a mere 0.53.
Kolohe Andino on the roof and on top of his game at the Fiji Pro.
Taj Burrow tucks into a tricky tube.
Kolohe Andino hits the eject button during Round 3.
Nat Young in a picture perfect Cloudbreak pocket.
Michel Bourez and Nat Young, good friends, Hurley teammates and Semifinal adversaries.
Mick Fanning's fins throw up a fan.
Owen Wright - devastatingly beautiful.
Kelly Slater with his daughter Taylor.
Not many people have clocked as much tube time at Cloudbreak as Kelly Slater.
It took the in-form surfer of year - Michel Bourez to stop Filipe Toledo at the Fiji Pro.
Owen Wright loving the world-class lefts on offer.
Gabriel Medina steely eyed in the trusty care of expert ski driver Glindon Ringrose.
Gabriel Medina spreads his wings.
John John Florence behind Gabriel Medina - too much excitement for one wave.
Gabriel Medina and some last minute tactic talk.
John John Florence blowing fins and minds.
Joel Parkinson spends more time in Fiji than anyone else on Tour.
Joel Parkinson's stylish hand dragging bottom turn.
Nat Young and Kolohe Andino, the Cali kids into the Semifinals.
Nat Young, calm on land, deadly in the water.
Michel Bourez sneaks a quiet minute among the madness.
Michel Bourez muscles through a tight tube.
Kelly Slater taking a moment to enjoy the view.
Kelly Slater surfs the quarterfinals while his daughter watches from the best seat in the house.
JJF takes some time out.
Andino had one of the best heats of his WCT career against De Souza in the Quarterfinals, dropping 9s and sealing a spot in the Semifinals.
Boat Driver Ulai is Medina's No. 1 fan!
De Souza on a drainer - he scored three 9s in Round 3, but lost out in the Quarterfinals to Andino.