Pounding In Puerto Rico

What is that, triple overhead? Quadruple overhead? Brian Toth taming grande Puerto Rico. Photo: Stafford/SPL

What is that, triple overhead? Quadruple overhead? Brian Toth taming grande Puerto Rico. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Pete Mendia may have made it out of this foamy Puerto Rican pit unscathed, but we're guessing our main mna on the East Coast, Seth Stafford, took some donuts getting this shot. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Pete Mendia may have made it out of this foamy Puerto Rican pit unscathed, but we're guessing our main mna on the East Coast, Seth Stafford, took some donuts getting this shot. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Puerto Rican cave dweller Asher Nolan. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Puerto Rican cave dweller Asher Nolan. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Look like a fun paddle out huh? Brian Toth waits for a lull... Photo: Stafford/SPL

Looks like a fun paddle out huh? PR pro Brian Toth waits for a lull... Photo: Stafford/SPL

Looks like Tothy made it out just fine... chalk one up to local knowledge. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Looks like Tothy made it out just fine... chalk one up to local knowledge. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Dominican Republic ripper Pedro Fernandez taking his act to PR. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Dominican Republic ripper Pedro Fernandez taking his act to PR. Photo: Stafford/SPL

As one poor sap gets blasted on the inside, the pack passes on a particularly lethal looking left. Photo: Stafford/SPL

As one poor sap gets blasted on the inside, the pack passes on a particularly lethal looking left. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Big Pete Mendia about to make it rain. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Big Pete Mendia about to make it rain. Photo: Stafford/SPL

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Florida's Gabe Kling gets into the mix... Photo: Stafford/SPL

Florida's Gabe Kling gets into the mix... Photo: Stafford/SPL

Klinger's version of the Puerto Rican Pig Dog. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Klinger's version of the Puerto Rican Pig Dog. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Known for his huge frontside hacks, Pete Mendia has the backside barrel down as well. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Known for his huge frontside hacks, Pete Mendia has the backside barrel down as well. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Asher Nolan with a big bash off the closeout section. Photo: Satfford/SPL

Asher Nolan with a big bash off the closeout section. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Just a quick walk over urchin-infested reef and you're out there... Photo: Stafford/SPL

Just a quick walk over urchin-infested reef and you're out there... Photo: Stafford/SPL

Gabe Kling. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Gabe Kling goes no grab. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Puerto Rican powerhouse Otto Flores stands tall at home. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Puerto Rican powerhouse Otto Flores stands tall at home. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Pete Mendia signs off with a bang... Photo: Stafford/SPL

Pete Mendia signs off with a bang... Photo: Stafford/SPL