Billabong Pro Tahiti: Day 2 Photos And Highlight Video

He may not have pop-shove it airs on lock, but barrels score the big points at Teahupo‘o and Tahiti's own Manoa Drollet is one of the best in the world in the tube. He was the man behind the biggest upset of the event when he took out #1 ranked Jordy Smith in their round three matchup. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

He may not have pop-shove it airs on lock, but barrels score the big points at Teahupo‘o and Tahiti's own Manoa Drollet is one of the best in the world in the tube. He was the man behind the biggest upset of the event when he took out #1 ranked Jordy Smith in their round three matchup. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

A young man with class, Jordy Smith congratulates Manoa Drollet after the Tahitian knocked him out of the event, and possibly his spot atop the World Tour ratings. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

A young man with class, Jordy Smith congratulates Manoa Drollet after the Tahitian knocked him out of the event, and possibly his spot atop the World Tour ratings. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Matt Wilkinson used a new-school approach to Teahupo‘o and it paid off with a win over Kekoa Bacalso. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Matt Wilkinson used a new-school approach to Teahupo‘o and it paid off with a win over Kekoa Bacalso. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Right about now, Australia's Kieren Perrow may be re-thinking his support of a slimmed down World Tour. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Right about now, Australia's Kieren Perrow may be re-thinking his support of a slimmed down World Tour. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

There are only a few boogie boarders I won't make fun and this big brudda is definitely one of them... Photo: Bielmann/SPL

There are only a few boogie boarders I won't make fun and this big brudda is definitely one of them... Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Tahitian wildcard Heiarii Williams met his match when he lost out to 9-time World Champion Kelly Slater in round three of the Billabong Pro Tahiti. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Tahitian wildcard Heiarii Williams met his match when he lost out to 9-time World Champion Kelly Slater in round three of the Billabong Pro Tahiti. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Despite a few uncharacteristic mental errors, Kelly Slater was able to make it through his round three heat and will surf against Adam Melling in round four. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Despite a few uncharacteristic mental errors, Kelly Slater was able to make it through his round three heat and will surf against Adam Melling in round four. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Jordy Smith goes up against the lip at Teahupo‘o in a desperate—and ultimately unsuccessful—attempt to get past Manoa Drollet. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Jordy Smith goes up against the lip at Teahupo‘o in a desperate—and ultimately unsuccessful—attempt to get past Manoa Drollet. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Perhaps some of the guys who lost out yesterday can claim they were distracted by these fine Tahitian girls in the channel. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Perhaps some of the guys who lost out yesterday can claim they were distracted by these fine Tahitian girls in the channel. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Not everyone—especially Mick Fanning—was stressed out about the World Tour being cut from 45 to 32. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Not everyone—especially Mick Fanning—was stressed out about the World Tour being cut from 45 to 32. Photo: Bielmann/SPL

Go to Day 2 Highs And Lows to see who will no longer be surfing on the 2010 World Championship Tour

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