a Occupation of the Rottnest Island theater in Australia, last Tuesday, Resulted in Gabriel Medina The sixteenth victory in the elite stage of his career. Now, the Brazilian is ninth in the list of the ten most victorious athletes in history Surfing world circuit, Tied with ex-surfer, Martin Potter, from UK.
Excited about his second victory in the Australian second leg, as he reached three finals from the four disputed stages, Medina posted a picture with the three trophies he won in the state of Oceania, two titles (Narabin and Rotnest Island) and Vice (Newcastle). ). He even claimed second place in the Babe Masters of Hawaii at the season opener.
Legendary surfer Kelly Slater, who has been an 11-time world champion, is at the top of the recluse standings, with 55 victories. American Tom Corinne came second with 33 achievements. Australian Tom Carroll finished podium with 26 trophies.
Australians dominate the ranking. Mick Fanning appears fourth and Damian Hardman sixth, while Parton Lynch and Mark Richards are tied for seventh. Andy Irons from Hawaii breaks the streak in fifth place. The city is the only Brazilian in the top ten list.
With two accomplishments accumulating, the Brazilian needs two more wins to break his record for wins in a single season. If this happens, he can move up to sixth in the ranking.
See the list of the 10 Greatest Stage Winners in World Surf Circuit history
1º – Kelly Slater (US) – 55 times
2º – Tom Corin (USA) – 33
The third – Tom Carroll (Australia) – 26
4th – Mick Fanning (Australia) – 22
5th – Andy Irons (Hawaii) – 20
6th – Damian Hardman (Australia) – 19
7º – Barton Lynch (Australia) – 17
7th – Mark Richards (Australia) – 17
Ninth – Martin Potter (UK) – 16
IX- Gabriel Medina (Brazil) – 16