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Can Medina Overcome His CT Drought In Tahiti?

Tahurai Henry offers his picks for the SHISEIDO Tahiti Pro

features // May 21, 2024
Words by Holden Trnka
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Back your predictions here.  

In a study we ran on site last week, we discovered that Gabriel Medina has lost more heats to buzzer beaters than anyone else over our 2.5-year study period, totaling four defeats.

Two of those late exchange losses have come in the last two events — Bells and Margs.

Despite that, Tahitian local Tahurai Henry chose Medina as his #1 pick for the SHISEIDO Tahiti Pro. 

Interestingly, one of his other picks — Jack Robinson — is on the other end of the buzzer-beater spectrum from Medina. Robbo has the most buzzer-beater chances converted into wins of any male surfer in the last 2.5 seasons, with a total of four.

Would anybody mind a repeat of last year’s final? No? Same.

See all of Tahurai’s picks above, and their odds below. 

Mens picks:

Gabriel Medina: +375 to win event
Jack Robinson: +400 to win event
Griffin Colapinto: +800 to win event

Dark Horse
Liam O’Brien: +4000 to win event
(Read our story on the wave of Liam O’Briens life and why we’ll be putting some coin on him, here

Womens picks

Vahine Fierro: +600 to win event
Molly Picklum: +500 to win event

Dark Horse
Caity Simmers: +400 to win event

Mikey C’s Gamble Ramble

Event winner
$60 on Jack Robinson at +400 to win $240
$100 on Gabriel Medina at +375 to win $375
$20 on Barron Mamiya at +3300 to win $660
$20 on Seth Moniz at +4000 to win $800
$75 on Molly Picklum at +550 to win $413
$60 on Vahine Fierro at +700 to win $420
$65 on Carissa Moore at +600 to win $390

Make your picks here


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