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 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.
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.
Kelly Slater and Mick Fanning are the final two surfers left in the race for the 2013 ASP World Title. Here's what it's going to take for them to win it.
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.
The ups and downs from the Rip Curl Pro in Peniche, Portugal.
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.
Mick Fanning could clinch the ASP World Title at the upcoming Rip Curl Pro Portugal, but a certain 12-time world champ has other plans going into Supertubos
If everything falls in to place Mick Fanning could win the world title at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal, but that's hardly the only story line going into Peniche. Here's 10 things to watch for.
ASP world title race heats up in Santa Cruz
Julian Wilson beats Gabriel Medina at Rip Curl Pro Portugal for his first ASP title.
Rip Curl Pro Portugal final
Will Freestone follow Parkinson's path
Delays make for long day two at Rip Curl Pro Portugal