Day 1 of the Billabong World Jr. Champs » Billabong World Junior Championships

The youngest competitor in this years event, Jack Robinson of Margaret River, WA, Australia (pictured) posted a big upset by defeating fifth seed and one of the event favourites Dale Staples (ZAF) winning his round one heat at the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships on the Gold Coast, Australia today. Robinson started off slowly, netting a flurry of average scores before stamping his authority over his competitors by posting an excellent 8.60 (out of ten) to sail directly into round three.