John John Florence seal victory in Peniche

  Hawaiian John John Florence won the Portuguese stage of the world surfing circuit, winning the American Connor Coffin in the final, which has already started with the title of champion of the world ensured. John John added his fourth win in circuit stages after two wins in Rio de Janeiro and one in France, […]

 

Hawaiian John John Florence won the Portuguese stage of the world surfing circuit, winning the American Connor Coffin in the final, which has already started with the title of champion of the world ensured.

John John added his fourth win in circuit stages after two wins in Rio de Janeiro and one in France, to add 16.67 points (7.17 and 9.50), compared with 9.93 (1.33 and 8.60) Coffin, who first came to an end as early as the first year among the elite.

Hawaiian had already secured the conquest of his first world title, on the beach of Supertubos in Peniche, thanks to the elimination of South African Jordy Smith in the semi-finals of the Meo Rio Curl Pro Portugal, the 10th and penultimate stage of the circuit .

John John, 24, succeeded the Brazilian Filipe Toledo in peniche competition and also Adriano de Souza in circuit history, becoming the Hawaiian fourth to win the circuit after Derek Ho (1993), Sunny Garcia (2000) and Andy Irons (2002, 2003 and 2004).

 

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