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Posted 26/02/2016 by fstv in Big Waves Surfing
 
 

EDDIE WOULD GO – John John Florence wins at massive Waimea.


After 31 Years, The 2016 “Eddie” Goes Down as the Biggest in History.

WAIMEA BAY, Oahu/Hawaii (Thursday, February 25, 2016) – John John Florence (HAW) brought a new style and a new generation to big wave surfing today by winning the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational, a World Surf League Specialty Event, in waves of up to 60-feet. Florence won $75,000 – the biggest purse in Big Wave riding, with a 4-wave total of 301 out of 400 points.

The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Final Results:

1> John John Florence (HAW) – 301
2> Ross Clarke-Jones (AUS) – 278
3> Shane Dorian (HAW) – 270
4> Jamie Mitchell (AUS) – 249
5> Kelly Slater (USA) – 249

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