Friday, December 19, 2014
Updated: Friday, December 19, 2014
In the final minutes of the his Round 3 heat, reigning World Champ Mick Fanning (AUS) found a perfect barrel to score an 8.17, take the lead, and keep Medina from clinching the World Title early.
The titan of surf opens up about how staying motivated, being resilient and taking on fellow World Title contenders.
Filipe Toledo finds his way through the closeout of a narrow barrel for a 9.23.
Focus shifted back to the water when Julian Wilson rides out a backdoor barrel for a 9.63.
Highlights from the World Championship Tour's grande finale coming to US television Saturday, January 3.
The biggest moments from the big show at Pipe -- Wilson a Pipe Master, Medina a World Champ.
The Aussie's post-heat interview following his incredible win of the Billabong Pipe Masters and Hawaiian Trifecta.
Julian Wilson finds a 9.70 in the Billabong Pipe Masters Final for his first event win of the 2014 season.
Gabriel Medina's last wave of the 2014 season was a nine.
Julian Wilson brings focus back to the water with a Backdoor stunner that earned him a 9.63
The Brazilian reaches perfection in the 2014 Billabong Pipe Masters Final.
Julian Wilson snags a near perfect score at Backdoor in the opening exchange of the Billabong Pipe Masters Final.
A Brazilian celebration as fans rally around their first World Champion.
After making history by becoming Brazil's first World Champ, Gabriel Medina heads to the ASP Desk for a year-end review.
The 20-year-old phenom reacts to winning his first World Title, and becoming the first-ever Brazilian Champ.
The 20-year-old wunderkind is the first Brazilian ever to have won a Title.
The young Brazilian crushes Slater's hope for a 12th World Title when he scores a late nine-pointer.
In the final minutes of the heat, the Aussie finds a perfect barrel for an 8.17 and the heat lead.
World No. 2 Mick Fanning (AUS) answers some tough questions during Day 10 of the Billabong Pipe Masters event window.
Gabriel Medina makes an appearance at Dawn Patrol to talk about his year and his mentality going into Pipe.
Get the latest from on the Billabong Pipe Masters, plus Medina drops by the ASP Desk.
Longtime water photographer Larry Haynes discusses the beauty and the rush of shooting from the water.
A tour of the Pyzel surfboard shop and the boards that make John John Florence tick.
The biggest moments and steepest drops from Round 2 at Pipe.
As the swell suddenly spiked up at Pipe, water patrol sprang into action -- and expertly navigated a heaving wave.
The Brazilian phenom and his stepdad open up about their teamwork on the road to the Championship.