MICK Fanning has made it through to the third round of the Billabong Pro Tahiti.
The Gold Coaster put on a stunning perfomance in the big waves, nabbing a total two wave score of 18.16.
His win forced fellow Australian Mitch Coleborn and Brazil’s Alejo Muniz into the sudden death elimination round.
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Fellow locals Joel Parkinson, Mitch Crews, Bede Durbidge and Josh Kerr will also be up in their first round heats shortly.