The Corona Open from J – Bay in South Africa, stop number 6 on the 2017 World Surf League Championship Tour got underway with action from Round 1 completed in surf conditions ranging from four – six foot waves or 1 . 2 to 1 . 8 metre waves at Supertubes. The forecast looks good for the event with plenty of good waves available for competitors at J – Bay. The World Surf League Top 34 will battle through Round 1 fighting for direct advance to Round 3 and resuming this seasons thrilling title race, with the top 5 athletes on the Jeep Leader – Board seperated by just 600 points and chasing leader Matt Wilkinson from Australia who currently sits on top of the ratings.