Among a field of stacked West Coast talent, lone Brazilian Rafael Teixeira claims first QS victory at the O'Neill Coldwater Classic.
In fun surf and clean conditions, Steamer Lane produced plenty of scoring potential as locals take full advantage alongside top seeds.
The O'Neill Coldwater Classic fired through the first day of action, crowning a Local Trials champion and getting the main event underway.
Contest Directors have made the call for the best three consecutive days in the event window based on Surfline Forecaster's predictions.
Past champions, international standouts and local heroes headline this year's Coldwater Classic at Santa Cruz's Steamer Lane.
After a three-year hiatus from the Qualifying Series, the iconic O'Neill Cold Water Classic bring Steamer Lane back to the WSL schedule.