So far Caio is one of the few surfers to have John John's number in heats. He's three from four against the world champ. The unassuming Brazilian natural footer also has a dazzling free-surfing act. Captured here, riding xanadu craft fitted with futuristic Varial blanks. The Varial crew boast they employ highly sophisticated, space age materials – they're certainly helping Caio fly.        

And just in case you wanted to see him beat John John in the semis at Bells again... 

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