2017 US Open of Surfing Huntington Beach, CA

Hiroto Ohhara Taking first in his elimination round day 7 round 4.

Huntington Beach, CA. August 4, 2017. Day 7 of the US Open of Surfing with a hazy sunrise showing a glassy four to six foot plus solid south swell. First in the water for Round 3 Heat 11 Patrick Gudauskas, (Red), Frederico Morais (Green), Soli Bailey (Blue), and Jessen Mendes (White). Patrick taking the heat with scores of 7.00 and 5.80 with a total of 12.80 respectfully. Taking second Morais with a 5.93 and 6.60.

Heat 12 Itala Ferreira (Green) and Tanner Gudauskas (Blue)

One of the anticipated heats of the morning was Heat one, Round 4 with three surfer heats. Taking the heat with smooth surfing and commanding wave selection was last years winner, Hiroto Ohhara (Blue) 6.57 and 7.23. Second is home town local and WSL ranking 69th Kanoa Igarashi (Red

Kanoa Igarashi on his way to secound place. Round 4 Heat 1.

Hiroto Ohhara of Japan taking first in Round 4, Heat 1.


Tanner Gudauskas, from San Clemente, CA takes second to advance

Pat Gudauskas taking first in Round 3, Heat 11.