The samba party has just begun. Gabriel Medina takes the 2014 ASP World Tour, and he is the first ever Brazilian champion in the history of professional surfing.
But Could Gabriel Medina back the 2014 ASP World Tour title with a victory in the Billabong Pipe Masters? The surfer from Maresias, São Paulo, put on the yellow jersey for a laid-back final against Julian Wilson. But battles are always battles.
A few hours before, Medina had done his job. He eliminated Dusty Payne (Round 3), defeated Kerr and Toledo (Round 4, quarterfinal and semifinal), and saw Slater and Fanning being knocked out in Round 3 and Round 5, respectively.