Nike Us Open of Surfing runs July 30th - Aug 5th at Huntington Beach Pier, California. Owen Wright, Adam Melling and Stu Kennedy all start their campaign in the round of 96. Good luck fellas.

Update July 31st
Mello and Stu both had big heat wins and moved into round 2. Stu landed a massive frontski rota - check video below it's sick !! No luck for Owen who was knocked by 0.13 points.
Image ASP
Image ASP

Update Aug 1st
Stu surfed a great heat but had to wait for nearly 10 minutes after the hooter to see if the judges were going to give him the nod. In the end they decided that Stu was indeed ripping even if his board had no nose. Into the round of 24.
Stu image ASP

Update Aug 2nd
Unfortunately Mello couldn't find a decent wave in the suss conditions today and was eliminated in the round of 48.

Update Aug 3rd
Stu was ripping today but finished 2nd in his non elimination heat. He surfs next vs Old Baldy in the round of 24.  

Update Aug 4th
Stu surfed great today landing one massive backside air 360 and was in the heat until the end but couldn't find a back up. Old Baldy got lucky today.  

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