The Masters brothers on top, Kiwi podium domination, Sam hill in the hunt, Greg Callaghan impressing and a top ten for Bryceland. There are so many talking points from the first round of the EWS and that's just the men!

The EWS have turned out this quickfire highlights vid in double-quick time to give us a recap of what's gone down. Check it out here to whet your appetite for the full highlight reel coming soon:

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It's full of flat out action, muddy sliding and some big crashes as 'Root'orua took its many victims. It provided the best possible start to the season and we can't wait to see how the field shakes down in Tasmania and through the rest of the year.