Hawaiian Pro opens Triple Crown season today in Haleiwa

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Ezekiel Lau is looking for another big result at the Hawaiian Pro, which begins its waiting period today in Haleiwa, Oahu. It’s the official start to the Triple Crown of Surfing, though action likely won’t get underway until the middle of the week. Lau is coming off a win at the HIC Pro, which moved him into the top 10 on the Qualifying Series rankings.

It’s officially that time of year again, when the masses descend upon Oahu’s North Shore to settle for the winter. It’s not so much a hibernation process, but more of a hunkering down in the trenches, watching the water, scoping the swells and always remaining on high alert.