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- 10 September 2018 | Surfing
Gabriel Medina and Carissa Moore have taken out the 2018 Surf Ranch Pro, held in Lemoore, Central California.
The Brazilian and Hawaiian surfers claimed the first ever Championship Tour (CT) event held by the World Surf League (WSL) in a wave pool.
In 1985, Tom Carroll won the World Professional Inland Surfing Championship held at the Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, a man-made wave located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
- 07 September 2018 | Surfing
A man has been accused of holding a woman's head underwater in Lennox Head, New South Wales. The violent incident was captured on video.
According to the local authorities, the 55-year-old surfer pushed the woman's head below the water surface for three times in what is being described as a surf rage incident.
Police say that the unidentified man, who was riding a surf mat at Lennox Point, and the 54-year-old woman collided in the water. The male surfer will be charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
- 06 September 2018 | Surfing
The World Surf League (WSL) released the full schedule for the 2019 Championship Tour (CT).
The pro surfing circuit will feature 11 stops for the men and 10 for the women. And, for the first time in the history of surfing, the CT will award equal prize money for both genders.
There are a few surprises in the calendar. The Margaret River Pro continues on tour after being canceled in 2018 due to shark and safety concerns. But it will run later, in May.
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