Hanneman shines at Red Bull Airborne Bali

First photo: Maui’s Eli Hanneman competes in the first qualifying heat of the Red Bull Airborne Bali on Wednesday in Keramas, Indonesia. The 16-year-old won his heat with the best score of the day (17.51). There is still another round of qualifying before the top six performers advance to the final of this World Surf League specialty event that gives surfers the opportunity to showcase their aerial surfing talents. Second photo: Maui’s Matt Meola competes Wednesday. Meola didn’t register a score in this heat.

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