Day 3 recap: http://vol.cm/vpprecap3
Finals day recap: http://vol.cm/vpprecap4
Day 2 recap: http://vol.cm/vpprecap2
Day 1 recap: http://vol.cm/vpprecap1
BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Monday, February 4, 2019) - Top-seeded competitors made their long-awaited debuts and fireworks ensured at the World Surf League (WSL) men’s Qualifying Series (QS) Volcom Pipe Pro 3,000-level event. Clean, 4-to-6 foot, occasional plus NW swell (10-foot, plus wave faces) filled into Pipeline and Backdoor providing solid opportunity for some of the QS elite to showcase their talent. It became the first barrel first of the event window and competitors showed absolute commitment, throwing themselves into
Championship Tour (CT) veteran and Kauai, Hawaii’s, Sebastian Zietz left fans and fellow competitors in awe with a solid Backdoor barrel that spit twice with him still riding through it to earn the event’s first Perfect 10. Zeitz comes into this event looking to garner some extra experience at the famed Pipeline, as well as earn some extra money after losing his major sponsor and the birth of his daughter coming in April, and did just that. It’s still all fun for the seasoned veteran as he moves forward with his ambitions remaining high.