Filipe Toledo Should NOT Be Suspended from Fiji; It’s Too Harsh

Filipe Toledo Should NOT Be Suspended from Fiji; It’s Too Harsh

This came after Toledo was called for an interference penalty in his Round Three heat against Kanoa Igarashi, a call he obviously disagreed with.

The first wave of the heat saw Toledo getting an interference call.

While that’s all fine and dandy, what it really means is that this rule is flawed. “Storming” (I still can’t get over how over-the-top this word choice is) the judges tower should not automatically result in a suspension for the next ‘CT event.

Toledo has been fined and suspended, and will not be allowed to compete in Fiji.

Who wouldn’t be upset? “Unfortunately for Toledo, the penalties for that kind of violation are clear, and officials have little wiggle room.

Still, depriving Toledo of surfing in Fiji seems like a felony punishment for a misdemeanor crime.

Read more here: The Inertia

Filipe Toledo Should NOT Be Suspended from Fiji; It’s Too Harsh surf photo  Filipe Toledo Should NOT Be Suspended from Fiji; It’s Too Harsh surf photo  Filipe Toledo Should NOT Be Suspended from Fiji; It’s Too Harsh surf photo

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