Maui's Dusty Payne came from behind against Julian Wilson in the final of the Reef Hawaiian Pro to take an early Triple Crown lead.
It's that time of year as the world's best surfers have amassed on the North Shore of Oahu, and the Vans Triple Crown of surfing is set to be another winter classic.
So it all comes down to this, the last events of the men's and women's ASP World Title race have landed in Hawaii, and there's no shortage of storylines to explore.
Surfing has never been a sport of statistics. That is until Rip Curl introduced their new GPS watch, which counts waves, speed and distance.
Sitting second on the ASP qualifying tour, young Australian Matt Banting is eyeing a chance to crack into the big leagues in 2015, but his work is not done yet.
Kelly Slater breaks toes at Cloudbreak, threatens his chance to capture record 12th world title
With Kelly Slater and Gabriel Medina both out early at the Rip Curl Pro, Mick Fanning took full advantage, grabbing a win and moving the world title race to Pipeline.
The Rip Curl Pro Portugal saw upsets and heroic performances, here's what you need to know before the ASP World Tour moves to the final event of the 2014 season in Hawaii.
The ASP World Title scenarios are here, and going into the Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal it's Medina's to lose, but Slater, Fanning, Parkinson and Florence still have a chance.
With a huge win in Portugal, her third of the season, Stephanie Gilmore has taken control of the race for the ASP Women's World Title.
Proving that he is very much the man to beat on the ASP World Tour, John John Florence kept up his winning ways with a convincing victory at the Quiksilver Pro France.
John John Florence earns a statement-making win at the Quik Pro and Tyler Wright gets into world title contention with a win at the Roxy Pro. The ASP's run through France has had no shortage of intrigue.
Enjoying his best run on the ASP World Tour in his young career, 20-year-old Kolohe Andino has a lot going for him, including new surfboards and a Visa commercial
After a 10-year stint on the ASP World Tour, Shane Dorian walked away from pro surfing to chase big waves in 2003. Today, at 42, he is one of the hardest chargers in the world.
The Quiksilver Pro France kicks off the Europe leg of the ASP World Tour, and with only a few events remaining the world title is Gabriel Medina's to lose.
With a healthy south swell on offer all week long, both the Hurley Pro and the Swatch Women's Pro at Lower Trestles scored all-time surf. Here are some of the finer moments.