According to a press release from the WSL issued on Monday, Filipe has been fined for attempting to storm the judges tower after a Round-Three interference call at Saquarema and is officially suspended from competing in the OK Fiji Pro. “I’m a passionate guy and surfing is my life,” Toledo said in the press release. “After getting an interference in my Round Three heat in Saquarema, I became upset.
The WSL Rules and Disciplinary Committee evaluated the interaction and suspended Toledo from competition until after the OK Fiji Pro, along with a penalty fine of an undisclosed amount. “Filipe (Toledo) is a really good kid and an incredible surfer,” Renato Hickel, WSL Deputy Commissioner, said in the press release. “The WSL is very fortunate to have someone of his caliber on tour and he is constantly progressing the level of surfing in the live arena.
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