Top seeds have prevailed in Round 3 of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast 2014, held in three-to-five foot (1-1.5 metre) clean walls, at Snapper Rocks.
Kelly Slater defeated Tiago Pires in a performance that showed exactly why he's won this event four times. Slater wasted no time in asserting his dominance, blasting a 9.07 (out of a possible 10), for a series of razor-sharp carving turns.
"Tiago and I have had a lot of heats together. I don't underestimate Tiago at all. Obviously he has beaten me in really good waves, and I had him out here in the Semifinals a few years ago, so I know he is really good at this wave," says Slater.
Zoltan Torkos has pulled the first-ever kickflip in the history of wakesurfing.
He's a surfer, he's from Santa Cruz, and he's the only living wizard of the surfing world. You've probably heard of Zoltan Torkos by now.
The man who invented the "Darkslide" and the "Fingerflip Spongeboard Transfer" is always cooking something new, something that has never been done.