It was a long, crazy week in Huntington Beach, Calif., but after nine days Alejo Muniz beat Kolohe Andino in the final to win the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
It was a long week in Huntington Beach, but when the spray finally settled it was Brazil's Alejo Muniz who beat California kid Kolohe Andino to win the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
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.
As the race for the Women's ASP World Title tightens, Carissa Moore and Tyler Wright are neck and neck. And they could meet in the final of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing.
Few locations around the world have troubled Kelly Slater over the years, but Huntington Beach is one of them. In losing to Michel Bourez, the beachbreak stumps him again.
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.
Even though rd 3 of the women's U.S. Open was a non-elimination affair doesn't mean it lacked drama. Among others, local hero Courtney Conlogue put her stamp on the event.
After stumbling out of the blocks Tyler Wright finally found her footing in round two of the Vans U.S. Open, and with it her hopes of winning a world title remain healthy.
Carissa Moore and Sally Fitzgibbons dominated day one with great wave selection and super-smooth power surfing, world champ Steph Gilmore wasn't quite so lucky.
The U.S. Open is days away from getting underway, and as Huntington gears up for the biggest show in surf, Dane Reynolds readies himself for his first contest in seven months.
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