Surfing’s Debut in the Tokyo Olympics
Hawaii’s Carissa Moore (USA) and Italo Ferreira (Brazil) win Surfing’s inaugural Gold Medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Team USA included 4x WSL World Champion, Hawaii’s Carissa Moore, who took the Gold Medal in the first ever Olympic Surfing event; WSL World Champion, Hawaii’s John John Florence; Florida’s Caroline Marks, who lost in the Bronze Medal match; California’s Kolohe Andino, who lost in the Quarter-Finals to JJF. It was a tremendous showing by the USA Team and a proud moment for East Coasters to watch Marks in the first Olympic Surfing event.
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