The Brazilian soared into Round Three with some big performances from local, and national, competitors.
It's been nearly a decade since the men competed at Sebastian Inlet and the buzz is building.
Tommy Coleman (USA) winning his Round Two heat of the Live Like Zander Junior Pro In Memory of Zander Venezia.
The World Junior Championships qualification race is in full swing -- and all involved are still in competing into weekend action.
Tommy Coleman (USA) earning fourth-place in his Round Two heat at the Thomo QS1,000 In Memory of Bill Thomson.
Action returns to Barbados in two events named for local heroes.
With only one surfer mathematically in a secured position for a World Junior Championships qualifying spot, it's on in Barbados.
2017 RVCA Pro Junior presented by Jack's Surfboards finalists (from L to R): runner-up Luke Gordon (USA), third-place Tommy Coleman (USA),
Santa Cruz, California's John Mel emerged victorious over a stacked field and moves into No. 2 on the rankings.
Tommy Coleman (USA) earning third-place in the Final at the RVCA Pro Junior presented by Jack's Surfboards.