Jadson Andre: power and commitment | Photo: ASP/Masurel

Jadson Andre has conquered the Cascais Billabong Pro 2014, in Guincho, Portugal.

Stuart Kennedy was living a dream. The Qualifying Series campaigner was able to eliminate Freddy Pattachia, Jeremy Flores, and fellow countryman Julian Wilson. Could he celebrate a maiden victory in Portuguese waters?

Jadson Andre entered the final after five consecutive heat wins in the Cascais Billabong Pro 2014. He was pretty much the in-form surfer of the event.

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Jadson Andre: fired up in Guincho | Photo: ASP/Masurel

The quarterfinalists of the Cascais Billabong Pro 2014 have been decided in three-to-five foot waves, at Guincho, Portugal.

It's all at stake. The Portuguese Wave Series, a Prime event, cash, and crucial points for the World Surf League qualifying race.

Julian Wilson is rapidly improving his performances and managed to win his Round 5 heat against Nat Young, with solid backhand surf.

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Supertubos: the flawless barrels of Peniche | Photo: Rip Curl

The Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2014 is ready to crown a world surfing champion, in the speedy barrels of Supertubos, in Peniche. Or maybe it will go down to Pipe.

John John Florence may be sitting in fifth place in the rankings, but he's still in mathematical contention for the world title. The Hawaiian, known for his spectacular tube riding skills, will be chasing maths until the last minute.

However, Gabriel Medina leads the fleet, and he won't let the crown escape easily. With three stage victories, the Brazilian will try to repeat the usual good results in Peniche.

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