Surfer Sebastian Zietz looks to make progress in the WSL circuit

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Sebastian Zietz found a barrel with less than 15 seconds remaining in his second-round heat to pick up the necessary score and defeat Joan Duru. Zietz need an 8.04 and received an 8.23 from the judges. He then topped Tomas Hermes to move into the fourth round of the Oi Rio Pro in Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

HALE‘IWA — Kaua’i-born professional surfer Sebastian Zietz, aka Seabass, credits his success as a surfer to the nature in which he grew up on the island of Kaua‘i.