Kolohe Andino: sharp and fit | Photo: Lallande/Vans

The Round 2 of the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing has been completed, in two-to-three-foot surf at Huntington Beach, California.

Filipe Toledo, the defending champion, used his dangerous air game to secure two excellent scores and earn the highest heat total of the contest so far, an 18.20.

"I'm really confident and my board is really good. This is actually the exact board I rode at Snapper at the start of the year. I'm feeling confident to the point that I don't need a leash. Actually, I don't train for the airs, it's natural - I just watch a lot of movies," revealed Toledo.

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Icah Wilmot: a leap of faith | Photo: JSA

Icah Wilmot has conquered the 2015 Makka Pro. The contest was run in solid overhead waves in Southaven, Yallahs, Saint Thomas.

Jamaica's ultimate surfing contest attracted thousands of fans to the beach for a total of four highly competitive divisions. The 9th edition of the Makka Pro is one of the longest running surf events in the Caribbean.

In the Open Men's final, Elishama Beckford knew he had a tough opponent. Icah Wilmot is a multiple-time Jamaican surfing champion. After several wave exchanges, Beckford was left chasing an excellent, but his last ride just wasn't enough to beat Icah.

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Michael Rodrigues: mind the pier | Photo: Rowland/WSL

The Vans US Open of Surfing 2015 entered Round 2, at Huntington Beach, California. Adam Melling and Kanoa Igarashi stole the day's highest heat scores.

The Australian seems to be comfortable in the lineup. Melling applied his effective backhand trumps to move through to Round 3 of competition.

"I started off sitting a bit further away from the pier and got a six straight off the bat. I moved over a bit closer to the wall then just got back-to-back bombs so I was happy to get those waves," explained Melling.

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