Results for Gabriel Medina
Gabriel Medina, one of the most dynamic aerial surfers in the world and one of the most promising young talents ever to come out of Brazil, has joined Oakley’s Global surf team. The 19-year-old surfer from Sao Paulo, who finished in the top 10 on the prestigious Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Championship Tour in 2012, joins an already star-studded surf team which now becomes all that more formidable.
TEAHUPO’O, Taiarapu/Tahiti Sunday, August 26, 2012) – The Billabong Pro Tahiti, Event No. 5 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, recommenced today with Rounds 3 and 4 being completed in rapidly-improving three-to-five foot (1 – 1.5 metre) waves at Teahupo’o.
CLOUDBREAK, Tavarua/Fiji (Monday, June 11, 2012) – Kelly Slater (USA), 40, reigning 11-time ASP World Champion, claimed his 49th elite tour victory today, taking out the Volcom Fiji Pro over Gabriel Medina (BRA), 19, in pumping four-to-six foot (1.5 – 2 metre) surf at Cloudbreak.
LOWER TRESTLES, San Clemente, California (Saturday, May 5, 2012) – Gabriel Medina (BRA), 18, has taken out the ASP PRIME Nike Lowers Pro, defeating veteran campaigner Glenn Hall (IRL), 30, in two-to-four foot waves at Lower Trestles. Continue reading
The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) Prime Nike Lowers Pro returned to the fabled California pointbreak of Lower Trestles for the third consecutive day and saw young Brazilian talent Gabriel Medina (BRA), 18, lead his fellow ASP World Championship Tour competitors in posting the day’s top scores.
The 2012 ASP Men’s World Tour looks to be as exciting as we may have ever seen. With a collection of rookie and veteran surfers whose wave riding approaches incorporate all of the on-rail, fins-free, and aerial repertoire that have become the standard of professional surfing today.