The highly anticipated Vans US Open of Surfing kicked off Saturday, July 20 with an exciting day of Men’s Junior Pro competition. In 3-5' peaky surf, two rounds of waves, and 64 competitors, 16 surfers advanced to the quarterfinals, among them Huntington Beach locals Kanoa Igarashi and Derek Peters. Women's Junior Pro commenced on Sunday, July 21, with a few O.C. locals of their own.
Check out the following O.C. local groms participating in the ASP sanctioned event.