Keala Kennelly wins 2018 Women's Jaws Challenge

Keala Kennelly has taken out the Women's Jaws Challenge, in Maui. The event got underway in treacherous conditions.

The Hawaiian big wave surfer suffered a couple of heavy wipeouts at the hands of Peahi but ended up stealing the show with a relentless performance.

"Those were probably the most challenging conditions I've ever surfed out here. It was so gnarly. There was so much wind," explained Kennelly.

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Stephanie Gilmore wins seventh world surfing title

Stephanie Gilmore won a historic seventh world surfing title at Honolua Bay, in Hawaii.

The Australian surfer equals the record for the most women's world titles - currently held by Layne Beachley - and puts Gilmore in an elite class within surfing's world champions.

In fact, only two other individuals have accomplished the feat of earning seven world titles: Beachley (7) and Kelly Slater (11).

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London will have its own wave pool

London will become the first capital city in the world to offer an inland wave pool. The structure will be built less than 10 miles away from London's city center.

British company The Wave plans to build a £40m project in Lee Valley Regional Park, a 10,000-acre park located northeast of Greater London, in England.

The announcement was made by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) and The Wave, who is already building a similar wave pool in Bristol.

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Brad Spencer, Annissa Flynn, and Daniel Tarapchak have taken out the 2018 World Flowboarding Championships, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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