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Carissa Moore wins fifth World Surfing League title

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    Hawaii's Carissa Moore discusses her fifth World Surfing League title win on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the WSL Rip Curl Finals in San Clemente, Calif.

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                                Carissa Moore, of the United States, celebrates winning the fifth World Surf League title in the Rip Curl finals.

    COURTESY WSL

    Carissa Moore, of the United States, celebrates winning the fifth World Surf League title in the Rip Curl finals.

Honolulu’s Carissa Moore won her fifth World Surfing League championship today by capturing the WSL Rip Curl Finals in San Clemente, Calif.

Moore, the gold medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, defeated Brazil’s Tatiana Weston-Webb by a score of 16.60 to 14.20 in the finals.

Moore scored a 8.00 on her first wave and capped it off with an 8.60 on her second.

Weston-Wobb hung tight with an 8.03 on her first wave but scored just a 6.13 on her second-best wave.

Moore, a Punahou alum, also won world titles in 2011, ‘13, ‘15 and ‘19.

On the men’s side, Brazil’s Gabriel Medina defeated Felipe Toledo for the title.

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