Two of the heaviest hitters in the game have a secret under the hood.
Just as the East Coast was settling into winter and a belated pattern of south swells, the Coral Sea has begun to twitch and tremble.
Toledo backs up his Rio Pro title, while Sal makes a break in the Women's
The ratings leader aggravates his knee injury with J'Bay just two weeks away.
Less backwash, more barrels down the other end of the beach.
The contest started at Itauna for the Women's but shifted south to Barrinha as the Men's finalists were determined.
Five great shapers brush off the foam dust and offer advice.