Blanchard into round of 16 in Cabo return

In her return to competitive surfing, Alana Blanchard is demonstrating some of her best traits that originally got her a spot among the world’s elite wahine on the Championship Tour. As one of the toughest events on the annual Qualifying Series schedule, the Los Cabos Open of Surf has been the stage for Blanchard to again put on the jersey for the first time since delivering her baby, Banks, a little over eight months ago.