What must be keeping Kolohe awake at night (beyond the knowledge that the WQS is his competitive high point) is the prospect of someone like Jules moving to Cali, sucking up all his sponsorship money, and becoming the “local champ” / marketing machine West coast USA has been seeking for centuries. Bob H would be happy.
He currently sits 29th in the rankings. “The tide dropped a lot and it was really hard to find the right waves, but I was patient and got that 8 so I’m stoked,” Kolohe told the WSL. “My arm was kind of cramped up when I was duckdiving, I’m so exhausted the paddleouts were ridiculous.
In the final Mr Andino came out of the gates sword underfoot, he dug into Caio Ibelli in wonky four to five foot surf with a 7. 67.
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