Emerging surf powerhouse Brazil is on the rise, here's a few of the players that are making a difference.
Meet the men behind Brazil's surfing power grab.
Gabriel Medina dominates SuperSurf World Prime 2011.
Brazilians and Kiwis advance at SuperSurf International Prime 2011.
Neco Padaratz and Miguel Pupo ignite SuperSurf International Prime 2011.
Hobgood puts up highest heat at SuperSurf World Prime 2011.
Yadin Nicol and World Tour surfers stand out in round one of SuperSurf World Prime 2011
Kai Otton wins Oakley Saquarema Prime
15 to 17-foot surf postpones finish of Saquarema Prime
Brazil's Marcos Monteiro wins 2011 Quiksilver Ceremonial Punta de Lobos
Julian Wilson, Jadson Andre, Michel Bourez stumble in stormy conditions at Oakley Saquarema Prime
Julian Wilson posts highest heat score ever at Oakley Saquarema Prime
Every ratings point counts as the Oakley Saquarema Prime gets underway
Viva Brazil; Adriano de Sounza beats Taj Burrow in front of massive crowd
Joel Parkinson, Taj Burrow, Josh Kerr, and Owen Wilson go directly to quarters in Brazil
Joel Parkinson, Adam Melling, Adriano de Souza, CJ Hobgood lead Round 2 in Brazil