One of the best ways to get good waves is to always be ready! In October 2016, the MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal, a WSL Championship Tour event, was one day away from starting. Competitors and spectators made their way towards Supertubos but in the morning there were no waves at all.

A press conference was scheduled around 11 AM and that was where some of the best surfers in the world were heading. By the time it was over, rumors ran wide about how amazing the waves had been, just for a few hours. It seemed like an unconfirmed myth until Brazilian tour rookie, Caio Ibelli, came up with this edit of the session…