Enthusiasts, surfers, and beachgoers gathered in Huntington Beach, California to amaze at athletes competing in their board sports at the Vans US Open of Surfing.
The contests were held from July 25-Aug. 2.
In the menâ€™s Qualifying Series 10,000 Final Hiroto Ohhara (JPN) rose over his competition, beating runner up Tanner Hendrickson (HAW) in the final round.
For first place Ohhara won $10,000 and 10,000 points to propel him up 68 spots to 13th place in the Qualifying Series standings.
Hendrickson did not go home empty handed, he was handed $20,000 and 8,000 points.
He is currently 14th on the Qualifying Series leaderboard.
The next menâ€™s qualifying series event is the Maui and Sons Arica World Star Tour in Chile.
For the womenâ€™s Championship Tour, Johanne Defay (FRA) took first along with 10,000 points and $60,000.
For finishing second, Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS) settled for 8,000 points and $ 25,000.
The womenâ€™s Championship Tour leader Courtney Conlogue (USA) placed third after falling behind Fitzgibbons in the semifinals.
Ben Hatchell skated his way to the top with a 96.56 in the final in the Van Doren Invitational.
Close on his wheels was Pedro Barros, who finished with a 94.24 and a $15,000 payday.
Chris Russell came in third scoring a 90.31 and $10,000 dollars.
Dennis Enarson had a stellar performance in the preliminaries last year when he finished first but couldnâ€™t compete in the final because of injury.
He came back strong this year and scored a final 90.23 and first place.
Veteran BMX freestyler and Van Doren Invitational defending champion Gary Young finished second with an 87.56 score.
Daniel Sandoval saw a six spot improvement from last year.
He placed third with a final 87.22 score.