The field continued to narrow at the E-Pro Europe and Semifinalists now await their chance for a spot in the finals after big Quarterfinal matchups unfolded. Only the strongest clips survive and that case was never more apparent heading into the stacked heat draw.
Former World Surf League Championship Tour wildcard Miguel Blanco continues his incredible run toward and event win with a screaming backhand barrel at Esquierda dos Dinossaurous over the dynamic Dani Garcia in Heat 1.
Another Mundaka, Spain, dreamer locked Miguel Castrillon a spot into the Semifinals while taking down fan favorite Hans Odrizola in Heat 2. Castrillon’s forhand barrel riding was too much for the young Basque Country talent’s backhand attack.
The many moods of Bude, England, continue to light up the internet courtesy of Stanley Norman and a rifling righthand barrel to take down Portugal’s in-form Ivo Cacao proving that barrels were the choice in Quarterfinal matchups so far.
Finally, another clash of event standouts featured in Heat 3 didn’t disappoint with Neco Pyrrait eliminating France’s last hope Gaspard Larsenneur. Pyrrait’s three-turn banger from Ericeira, Portugal, was no match for Larsonnuer’s forehand attack at Bretagne, France, and the Portuguese veteran now vies for a spot into the Final.
E-Pro Europe Semifinal voting will begin Friday, February 26 to see who makes their way toward a shot at winning the European title.
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