… to the next round of the Jeffrey’s Bay Billabong Pro is?

Sean Holmes!

After being off to a reportedly ‘nervous start’, the local favourite became the first local surfer to qualify for the next round of the Billabong Pro when he beat Hawaiian Dustin Barca.

Sean told KFM that surfing in front of the enthusiastic home crowd made him so nervous in the beginning that his legs felt like jelly.

But obviously that feeling passed, and we couldn’t be happier about it!