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Wade Carmichael claims the first jewel of the Triple Crown

Power surfing prevailed at the first stop of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Wade Carmichael took the cake over Filipe Toledo and Zeke Lau. The win jumped Mr Carmichael up 40 spots in the rankings. He now sits 13th on the QS and is leading the Triple Crown race. Gabriel Medina, Michel Bourez and […]

news // Mar 8, 2016
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Power surfing prevailed at the first stop of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. Wade Carmichael took the cake over Filipe Toledo and Zeke Lau. The win jumped Mr Carmichael up 40 spots in the rankings. He now sits 13th on the QS and is leading the Triple Crown race. Gabriel Medina, Michel Bourez and Kai Otton were all eliminated in the semi’s. Leaving Filipe and Dusty Payne the only two remaining CT competitors. The waiting period for the World Cup of Surfing will kick off on the 24th at Sunset.

It’s always a pleasure to see an underdog prevail, we’ll see if Mr Carmichael can keep the fire lit headed into the remainder of the Triple Crown.

Hawaiian Pro Results:
Final: Wade Carmichael 15.40, Filipe Toledo 14.83, Ezekiel Lau 13.04, Dusty Payne 12.48

Semi’s:
Heat 1: Filipe Toledo 17.66, Dusty Payne 14.46, Michel Bourez 13.13, Kai Otton 10.44
Heat 2: Ezekiel Lau 16.17, Wade Carmichael 15.44, Ryan Callinan 11.20, Gabriel Medina 7.87

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