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Keanu, Claire 2017 surf champs

RACHELLE AGARD, [email protected]

Keanu, Claire 2017 surf champs

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KEANU ASING and Claire Bevilacqua are the Barbados Surf Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series 3 000 champions.

Asing won the men’s final in style impressing the judges so much on his final wave that four out of five of them awarded him a perfect 10. The fifth gave him a 9.50.

At the Drill Hall beach yesterday, the Hawaiian eventually won with a total wave score of 19.50 (10 and a 9.50), thrashing Australian Shane Campbell by 1.23 points.

Campbell received a total wave score of 18.17 (8.80 and 9.37) which, noted contest director Louis Venezia, would usually be enough to win, and comfortably at that. (RA)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.