Jordy triumphs over Caio Ibelli and for the first time in history a South African rings the famous bell.
Courtney takes down Steph on her way to a second gong.
Slater, Medina, and Wilson all take an early exit at Bells.
The men burn through Round 1 at Bells and Winki, with the women up to Round 4.
It was the most emphatic of victories when John John steamrolled Kolohe Andino at Margs.
And Freya Prumm bags a ten-pointer as D'Bah win the Women's title.
Defending Men's champ Sebastian Zietz plus event favourite Julian Wilson bow out. On the Women's side Carissa Moore exits the comp.
The defending world champ brings the heat with two sublime 19-point plus heats at Mainbreak.
This weekend D’Bah’s Women’s team will start their Surftag title defence on home turf.
The rookies struggled in the shift to Mainbeak as did two recent world champs.
North Av squeak home in a tense final while Merewether steals the women's at the latest Surftag Qualigier.
Standout images from an unlikely contest.