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.
The surf pumped for the ASP J-Bay Open where, in a classic duel featuring longtime friends Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson, it was Fanning that came away with the win.
Fergal Smith had dreams of being the first ASP World Tour surfer from Ireland, but today he's content to stay home in the Emerald Isles, charging big waves and tending his garden.
After a couple of years of being left off the ASP World Tour schedule, it's good to have Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, back. Look no further than the photographic highlights from a great contest to see why.
It's been a few years since the ASP World Tour pulled into Jeffreys Bay, but with an intriguing world title race in the making, it's a welcome addition to the '14 schedule.
After a two-year hiatus, Jeffreys Bay, South Africa, is back on the ASP World Tour schedule, and guys like Kelly Slater and Joel Parkinson are looking to put their veteran experience to good use.
Mick Fanning wins his third Bells title, John John Florence gets a perfect 10, and Kelly Slater stumbles. The 53rd running of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach has been interesting.
In a battle of hardened veterans, Mick Fanning outlasted Taj Burrow in a back-and-forth final to win the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach for the third time in his career.
The ups and downs from the Rip Curl Pro in Peniche, Portugal.
On a dramatic final day in Portugal, Kai Otton won the Rip Curl Pro, Nat Young took Rookie of the Year honors, and the ASP world title race remains open.
After a number of lay days, the Rip Curl Pro Portugal was back on and favorites Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson and Jordy Smith were ready
In Rd. 2 of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal Kelly Slater slipped up against a local wildcard. The 2013 world title is now in Mick Fanning's grasp.
Kelly Slater and Mick Fanning were both losers on the opening day of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal while tour prankster Matty Wilkinson stole the show.