Hiroto Ohhara 5 August 2017

Hiroto Ohhara is always a competitor to watch in the US Open.  He won the event in 2015.  This year, Hiroto placed equal nineth for 3700 points and $4300 USD.  He is currently ranked #8 in the WQS.

Jason “Ratboy” Collins 4 Nov 2012

Jason “Ratboy” Collins – awarded a wild card entry into the O’Neill Cold Water Classic came within 1.8 points of ending Kelly Slater’s chances at a twelfth world title.