|Pictured: Luke Tema (HAW) found his rhythm to post an impressive 13.15 heat total. Credit: © WSL / Heff
Robert Grilho (HAW) added to that list of upsets by helping eliminate 2019 event victor Cody Young (HAW) as Luke Tema (HAW) and MaiKai Burdine (HAW) notched big Round of 64 wins.
Also, putting on an impressive showcase with a big heat win, Philippe Chagas (BRA) garnered a 13.15 heat total as Kala Willard (HAW), Alex Smith (HAW), Makai McNamara (HAW), Jae Wood (HAW), Gregg Nakamura (HAW), Kainaru Kato (HAW), Liam Wilson (HAW), and Sage Tutterow (HAW).
The event is also supported by the Hawaii Youth Surfing Development Organization (HYSDO), a local nonprofit working to support Hawaii’s next generation through career and competitive development, in and out of the water.
Event organizers will reconvene to make a 7:00 a.m. HST call for a possible 8:00 a.m. HST start.
The Sunset Pro presented by HIC will run on the best three days of the event window beginning October 28 – November 6.
For more information, please visit www.WorldSurfLeague.com.