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Medina tops leaderboard after opening day of Slater’s wavepool WSL event

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By ITN News Editor September 20, 2019 13:32

Medina tops leaderboard after opening day of Slater’s wavepool WSL event

Brazil’s Gabriel Medina finished atop the standings after the opening day of the World Surf League Freshwater Pro event Thursday at the Surf Ranch wavepool in California. Medina, who currently sits fourth in the men’s overall Championship Tour standings, scored 8.77 and 9.00 on his best two runs for a total of 17.77 to easily top the day one leaderboard. American Griffin Colapinto sits second after scoring 15.50 with Brazil’s Italo Ferreira in third at 14.97 and Colapinto countryman Connor Coffin fourth with a total of 14.07.American Kelly Slater, who helped develop and is a part owner of the Surf Ranch, finished the day in a solid fifth place at 13.87. The top eight surfers after two days of competition advance to the final round.The Freshwater Pro is the eighth stop of eleven men’s CT events.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor September 20, 2019 13:32

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