Photograph By ASP/Cestari
"Beating the world champion just means that you have potential and that you know how to surf," Coco Ho said after defeating Carissa Moore and Malia Manuel in Round 3. "Rincon really turned on today, we were so lucky. I think on my first wave I was a little tentative, but I was able to get a few more, which helped me loosen up. It was a really fun heat."