While Jordy Smith took top honors at the Vans World Cup, the battle to make the qualification cut was the tightest ever.
The final day of the Vans World Cup was one for the books, as the race for Samsung Galaxy CT qualification came down to the wire.
Jordy Smith took top honors at Sunset Beach, while the dust finally settled on the QS qualification race.
The Brazilian CT vet makes a huge last-minute push at the Vans World Cup to secure his spot on the 2017 Samsung Galaxy Championship Tour.
Jack Freestone edges out Ezekiel Lau to make the CT cut in a tenacious battle.
See who's making the leap from the Qualifying Series to the Championship Tour -- and what to expect at the Billabong Pipe Masters.
Mick Fanning stormed through a stacked field of competitors to claim his first victory at the Vans World Cup of Surfing.
Mick Fanning takes down an all-CT final heat for the win, his maiden victory in Hawaii.