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 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.
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.
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 ASP Women's world title race was wide open before the Roxy Pro France, but with Tyler Wright taking the win in Hossegor, there's another contender to add to the equation.
As the ASP Women's World Tour turns to the Atlantic and the Roxy Pro France, the race for the 2014 is very much up for grabs.
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.
Stephanie Gilmore won the first-ever women's world tour event at Lower Trestles, while Sally Fitzgibbons took over the top spot on the ASP Women's World Tour.
In a back-and-forth final, Jordy Smith held on against John John Florence to win the Hurley Pro in pumping surf at Lower Trestles.
In order to shoot big-wave surfing, one must have patience, solid forecasts, flexibility and cash on hand to travel on short notice to chase the world's largest waves.
The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) has been the governing body of pro surfing for 30-plus years, but starting in 2015 they'll be changing their name to the World Surf League (WSL).