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Gabriel Medina Lands Backflip

November 20th, 2012

Gabriel Medina becomes the second surfer to land a backflip! Strong trade winds off the North Shore of Oahu make for the perfect ramp as Brazilian surfer, Gabriel Medina, becomes the second person to land a backflip/Flynnstone flip. He quickly posted on social media, “Just landed the best air of my life.” Which is saying something, considering some of Gabriel Medina’s spins we’ve seen him [...]

Brazilian surfer, Gabriel Medina, has took the 2012 ASP PRIME Nike Lowers Pro title Medina overcame veteran candidate Glenn Hall from Ireland in 2-4 ft waves at Lower Trestles. The win earns him a $40,000 pay check, a 14 kt solid gold spike (the fattest trophy in surfing valued at $30,000) and major ASP World Ranking points. Medina had the best of an opening exchange [...]

Growing up in Maresias, Sao Paulo Brazil, Gabriel Medina started surfing at the young age of 9. His powers shone though in no time, when he was only 14 years old he started competing on the international circuit in both the qualifying series and the juniors. His arise to the world title tour came about in 2011 from his success at some of the Prime [...]

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