Steven Sawyer wins maiden WSL Longboard Tour title

Steven Sawyer has been crowned the 2018 World Surf League (WSL) longboard champion at Jinzun Harbour, in Taiwan.

The South African logger claimed his maiden WSL World Longboard Championship title after defeating Kai Sallas in a tight, nerve-wracking 25-minute final.

The 24-year-old longboarder combined traditional longboarding maneuvers with the fundamental pillars of competitive surfing - speed, power, and flow - to defeat the Hawaiian longboard legend.

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How to lose a heat after the buzzer

This is the true story of one of the weirdest priority interference situations that have ever taken place in pro surfing history.

It all happened during the 2018 Quiksilver Pro France. Kolohe Andino and Patrick Gudauskas were battling it out for a spot in Round 4 of competition, in Hossegor.

With a minute and 30 seconds to go, Andino had a comfortable lead over his fellow California surfer - a two-wave total of 13.10 points against Gudauskas' 5.13.

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Bruce Irons arrested for DUI in California

Bruce Irons has been arrested in Newport Beach, California.

On Thursday, November 22, at 8 am, in East Coast Highway, Corona del Mar, the owner of a gas station found Bruce passed out at the wheel of a running vehicle in the parking lot, and called the police.

When the authorities arrived one hour later, an officer knocked on his car window and woke him up. The Hawaiian surfer was detained for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs.

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