Larsen makes second round at U.S. Open of Surfing
Granger Larsen was the only competitor from Maui to advance out of the first round of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing Monday at Huntington Beach, Calif.
Larsen scored a two-wave total of 11.37 to finish second in his four-man heat. Travis Logie of South Africa won the heat with a 12.63.
Maui surfers who failed to advance out of the first round were Kai Barger (third, 12.53), Dusty Payne (fourth, 12,64) and Olamana Eleogram (fourth, 7.57).
Only 18 of the 24 first-round heats were completed Monday in the Association of Surfing Professionals prime event.