The unlucky few who had to surf in Round 2 of the Hurley Pro saw mushy surf, deteriorating conditions, and more than one upset.
Misty skies burned off at Lower Trestles to reveal precise performances in Rd. 1 of the 2013 Hurley Pro
Kelly Slater, Adriano De Souza both have designs on a win at the Volcom Fiji Pro, but as the world title race heats up, they're not the only ones with victory on the brain.
In a back-and-forth affair, Jordy Smith beat Adriano de Souza to take the win at the Billabong Rio Pro. Shooting up the ASP ratings, it was Smith's first tour win since 2011
It was a long day at the Billabong Rio Pro, but the quarterfinalists have been decided and Kelly Slater and Adriano De Souza are set for a head-to-head clash tomorrow.
Storm surf and low scores are the story of the day as the waiting period winds down and Billabong Rio Pro officials are forced to run round two.
Slater, Parko, Fanning, De Souza were all winners as tricky, but high-scoring surf kicked off round one of the Billabong Rio Pro.
The Australian leg of the ASP World Tour is in the books, and now, as the Billabong Rio Pro gears up, things are starting to get interesting. Shane Beschen breaks is down.
With world title favorites exiting the Rip Curl Pro early, Adriano De Souza took full advantage of the situation to become the first Brazilian to win at Bells in over 50 years.