British surfers receive $220,000 for Tokyo 2020

The United Kingdom is actively investing in the development of a surfing squad for the Olympics.

The government agency responsible for investing in Olympic and Paralympic sport in the British Islands decided that the new Tokyo 2020 sports - surfing, skateboarding, and softball - will receive a total of 538,682 dollars (421,829 pounds).

UK Sport' Aspiration Fund will channel $3.8 million (3 million pounds) to 14 Olympic and Paralympic sports to support their qualifying ambitions for the Olympics. Surfing is one of them.

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Ezekiel Lau wins 2018 Vans World Cup of Surfing

Ezekiel Lau has taken out the 2018 Vans World Cup of Surfing, at Sunset Beach, in Hawaii.

The Hawaiian surfer won his second World Cup of Surfing title after defeating Jesse Mendes, Joan Duru and Griffin Colapinto in a final held in pumping surf.

Five years later, Lau raised the second gem of the Triple Crown of Surfing and the last event on the 2018 World Surfing (WSL) Qualifying Series schedule.

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Surf school owner aggressively pulls female surfer's leash

The owner of a surf school in California is under fire after pulling a female surfer's leash at the Venice Pier.

Wagner Lima, the founder of Brazilian Surf Club, grabbed Danielle Lyons' leg rope until she fell into the water. Lyons was riding a small right-hand wave under priority.

"Not only is what he did super dangerous - it's assault. If I was a novice surfer, I could have knocked my teeth out. In all my years of surfing I've never been attacked unprovoked like this," explained Danielle.

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