Going into the final day of the Vans U.S. Open seven out of the eight surfers left in the draw are on the world tour. Smith, Andino and Young all front the podium-hungry pack.
Nobody was eliminated in the three-man Round of 24 at the U.S. Open, but there were some winners, among them a very satisfied Kolohe Andino -- who's looking quite dangerous.
Everything in Australia was going along swimmingly for John John Florence until an air-gone-wrong wrecked his ankle and sidelined him.
Highlights from mid-winter in California
Josh Kerr signs up with 3DFins and takes design to the next level
Looking ahead at who's coming up in Santa Cruz
Shark attack, Josh Kerr, Nat Young steal headlines at Cold Water Classic
Kolohe Andino, Julian Wilson, Nat Young on the move in Santa Cruz
Kelly Slater looks to keep momentum and hold off Taj Burrow, Joel Parkinson, and the rest of the ASP World Tour
Jack Freestone wins ASP World Junior title