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All Photos: Peter Taras

You know how some waves bring out the best in every surfer? Yeah, Haleiwa isn’t one of them. It’s a tremendously powerful wave and it demands a special breed to surf it well. Special, as in, specially talented. She’ll expose your flaws — of both tech and tac — and she might just leave you with a 0 point heat total (hey there, Charlie Martin). Or, if you’re on her good side, she’ll toss a 9-worthy wall your way and allow you to have it (hey there, Conner Coffin and Kalani David). We saw a little bit of both during the second day of the 2014 Reef Hawaiian Pro. Some of it was pretty. Some of it was ugly. Almost all of it was powerful.

REEF Hawiian Pro Round 1 Results (Round of 128 – 1st & 2nd advance, 3rd=97th; 4th=113th)
Heat 13: Wade Carmichael (AUS) 18.37pts ; Tanner Hendrickson (HAW) 14.30pts ; Seth Moniz (HAW) 13.83 pts ; Ian Gouveia (BRA) 12.53pts
Heat 14: Jean De Silva (BRA) 9.54pts ; Kylen Yamakawa (HAW) 8.10pts ; Evan Valiere (HAW) 7.20pts ; Cory Arrambide (USA) 6.30pts
Heat 15: Marc Lacomare (FRA) 15.33pts ; Jose Ferreira (PRT) 14.44pts ; Evan Geiselman (USA) 13.43pts ; Isaiah Moniz (HAW) 13.03pts
Heat 16: Kalani David (HAW) 19.43pts ; Alex Smith (HAW) 17.77pts ; Santiago Muniz (ARG) 15.67pts ; Lucas Silveira (BRA) 14.46pts

REEF Hawaiian Pro Round 2 Results (Round of 96 – 1st & 2nd advance, 3rd=65th, 4th=81st):
Heat 1: Joel Centeio (HAW) 17.60pts ; Nic Von Rupp (PRT) 17.00pts ; Heitor Alves (BRA) 14.73pts ; Gavin Gillette (HAW) 14.14pts
Heat 2: Joan Duru (FRA) 17.57pts ; Michael Dunphy (USA) 15.60pts ; Bino Lopes (BRA) 13.80pts ; Ian Walsh (HAW) 12.90pts
Heat 3: Tomas Hermes (BRA) 16.50pts ; Sunny Garcia (HAW) 12.83pts ; Brent Dorrington (AUS) 12.60pts ; Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA) 12.40pts
Heat 4: Dusty Payne (HAW) 15.96pts ; Stu Kennedy (AUS) 15.43pts ; Ricardo Christie (NZL) 14.13pts ; Krystian Kymerson (BRA) 11.30pts
Heat 5: Nathan Hedge (AUS) 15.47pts ; Tanner Gudauskas (USA) 15.30 ; Billy Kemper (HAW) 15.17pts ; Ian Gentil (HAW) 13.60pts
Heat 6: Ezekiel Lau (HAW) 18.00pts ; Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR) 17.90 ; Carlos Munoz (CRI) 12.70pts ; Gony Zubizarreta (ESP) 12.10pts
Heat 7: Davey Cathels (AUS) 17.17pts ; Jesse Mendes (BRA) 16.17pts ; Joshua Moniz (HAW) 15.06pts ; Jamie O’brien (HAW) 14.87pts
Heat 8: Damien Hobgood (USA) 9.90pts ; Billy Stairmand (NZL) 7.03pts ; Marco Fernandez (BRA) 3.37pts ; Charles Martin (GLP) 0.00pts
Heat 9: Pancho Sullivan (HAW) 17.26pts ; Jack Freestone (AUS) 15.13pts ; Italo Ferreira (BRA) 14.74pts ; Noe Mar McGonagle (CRI) 14.67pts
Heat 10: Torrey Meister (HAW) 16.77pts ; Vasco Ribeiro (PRT) 15.93pts ; Tim Reyes (USA) 14.87pts ; Cahill Bell-Warren (AUS) 7.60pts
Heat 1: Patrick Gudauskas (USA) 15.66pts ; Frederico Morais (PRT) 13.83pts ; Hizunome Bettero (BRA) 11.67pts ; Alex Ribeiro (BRA) 10.40pts
Heat 12: Conner Coffin (USA) 18.07pts ; Jonathan Gonzalez (CNY) 15.10pts ; Glen Hall (IRL) 12.83pts ; Koa Smith (HAW) 11.83pts