What a day! Both Taj and Michel absolutely blew up in draining Barra Da Tijuca surf at the Billabong Rio Pro. Both riders went on to score some of the highest single wave and heat scores of the entire event which means plenty of video highlights. Get on it.
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) 14.66 def. Cory Lopez (USA) 10.84
Heat 11: Michel Bourez (PYF) 19.10 def. Jadson Andre (BRA) 6.83
Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS) 18.40, Damien Hobgood (USA) 14.60, Daniel Ross (AUS) 8.76
Heat 4: Owen Wright (AUS) 16.67, Michel Bourez (PYF) 11.20, Raoni Monteiro (BRA) 9.26
Videos from Billabong