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.
Kelly Slater exploded on the surf scene at Lower Trestles in 1990. Now, 24 years later, he's hoping the Southern California point break can propel him to a record 12th ASP World Title.
Thanks to a solid south swell over the weekend, competitors on the ASP World Tour got to warm up for the Hurley Pro and Swatch Women's Pro at Lower Trestles in some of the best conditions of the summer. Here are the highlights.
The swell was no secret, and when it arrived on cue for the final of the Billabong Pro Tahiti, Gabriel Medina stepped up and beat Kelly Slater in the heaviest contest of the 2014 ASP season.
The surf for the ASP World Tour's Billabong Pro Tahiti was expected to be massive. And indeed it was. Here are the highlights of the world's best surfers in epic conditions.
Recognizing surfing's roots, filmmaker Jack McCoy hands off his magnum opus "Deeper Shade of Blue" to the people and state of Hawaii
Owen Wright edges out Adam Melling to get his 2013 campaign started with a win at the Breaka Burleigh Pro
Owen Wright on his lifelong love affair with Pipeline
Mikey Wright and Italy's Leonardo Fioravanti score in Indo
Owen Wright on where the tour's headed and why kids need to carve.
The waves were there, then they weren't, but one way or another there were some great moments at the 2012 Billabong Pro Tahiti.
Clean conditions, big performances set the tone for round two of Billabong Pro Tahiti
This is more like a dream tour
With a tight title race, the ASP boys head to the most vicious venue on the tour
Examining the ASP prizemoney breakdown