Filipe Toledo killed rounds three, four and five of the Billabong Pro, Rio. With crowd support like you wouldn’t imagine, the kid from Ubatuba found the cleanest barrels and the most jacking ramps. On one particular wave, he stomped a lofty full-rote oop first hit, and landed straight into a frontside air-reverse. It was the event’s best combo, and scooped him 10 points.
“That was my first perfect 10 on the tour and I’m at a loss for words right now,” said Filly afterwards. “I can’t even describe how I’m feeling. I’m just so stoked to compete against Jordy and Mick. I competed with them in the same round at Bells and to win this heat in Brazil is amazing. When I saw the sets coming, Jordy had priority and he was paddling for the one behind me. I knew it was going to be good. I went for the first big air and I was so happy that I made it, I thought, ‘Oh my God, I’m going to do another one.’ I had that other section and I made the second air. I’m so excited right now, I don’t know what to say.”
Watch the 10 below.