RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In his fourth consecutive final in the World Surfing Circuit stages, Brazilian Gabriel Medina finally let out the champion cry in 2021. After failing in Pipeline, Hawaii, in December last year, and in Newcastle, Australia, about 10 days ago, the two-time world champion won the Narrabeen stage on Tuesday, also in the Australian sea.
New leader of the World Circuit since the elimination of compatriot Italo Ferreira in the round of 16, Medina had a string of victories on Tuesday - 3 in total. In the quarterfinals, he beat Australian Morgan Cibilic and eliminated Portuguese Frederico . . .