Rip Curl Pro Search Puerto Rico: Day 1 Photos And Video

Surfing on borrowed equipment, Mick Fanning won his round one heat regardless and moves straight into round three. Photo: jackenglish.com

Surfing on borrowed equipment, Mick Fanning won his round one heat regardless and moves straight into round three. Photo: jackenglish.com

Gabe Kling was unable to get by Mick Fanning and will be surfing in round two versus fellow Floridian Damien Hobgood. Photo: jackenglish.com

Gabe Kling was unable to get by Mick Fanning and will be surfing in round two versus fellow Floridian Damien Hobgood. Photo: jackenglish.com

You'd think there would be some Rip Curl stickers lying around the contest somewhere... Mick Fanning after his boards were a no-show. Photo: jackenglish.com

You'd think there would be some Rip Curl stickers lying around the contest somewhere... Mick Fanning after his boards were a no-show. Photo: jackenglish.com

With a win in his first heat, Jordy Smith kept his faint World Title hopes alive for at least another day. Photo: jackenglish.com

With a win in his first heat, Jordy Smith kept his faint World Title hopes alive for at least another day. Photo: jackenglish.com

Che Guevara and friends. Photo: jackenglish.com

Che Guevara and friends. Photo: jackenglish.com

Like a lion stalking its prey... Kelly Slater. Photo: jackenglish.com

Like a lion stalking its prey... Kelly Slater. Photo: jackenglish.com

Slater had a solid to start to the event taking out Dan Ross and event wildcard Dillon Perillo. Photo: jackenglish.com

Slater had a solid to start to the event taking out Dan Ross and event wildcard Dillon Perillo. Photo: jackenglish.com

The only Puerto Rican in the main event, Dylan Graves surfed well but couldn't keep up with Jordy and Brett Simpson. He'll surf against Ace Buchan when action resumes. Photo: jackenglish.com

The only Puerto Rican in the main event, Dylan Graves surfed well but couldn't keep up with Jordy and Brett Simpson. He'll surf against Ace Buchan when action resumes. Photo: jackenglish.com

The only Puerto Rican in the main event, Dylan Graves surfed well but couldn't keep up with Jordy and Brett Simpson. He'll surf against Ace Buchan when action resumes. Photo: jackenglish.com

Dylan Graves y su familia. Photo: jackenglish.com

In one of the tightest heats of the day, Taj Burrow was edged out by Tiago Pires from Portugal by the slimmest of margins. Photo: jackenglish.com

In one of the tightest heats of the day, Taj Burrow was edged out by Tiago Pires from Portugal by the slimmest of margins. Photo: jackenglish.com

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