17-year-old Malo Guenole leaves Brazil as the new GWA Surf-Freestyle World Champion after coming through three nail-biting heats on the final day. Flora Artzner fulfilled her own promise, having been tipped by her competitors to take the women’s event win with her super fluid wave riding. Paula Novotna had already sealed the women’s Championship, but there was huge pride on the line at the season climax. Read the day’s full report here
This final event of the season in Taiba features climaxes to both the Surf-Freestyle and Surf-Slalom disciplines. Follow the event live every day, 16 – 20th November, on the event live page, featuring the daily livestream, heat scores, elimination ladders and more – click here!