Simone Biles withdrew from the team final with a medical issue and Naomi Osaka's loss highlighted Tuesday's early action in Tokyo.
USA’s Carissa Moore makes history by becoming inaugural women’s Olympic surfing champion. Team USA's Carissa Moore won the first ever women’s surfing gold medal in Olympics history on Tuesday, defeating South Africa’s Bianca Buitendag in the final. The four-time world champion and world No.1 sealed a comprehensive victory to enter...
As surfing made its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games on Sunday, Native Hawaiians are hoping the global spotlight on the contest will bring attention to what they call the whitewashing of their national sport and the exploitation of their homeland. For the past three years in the run-up to...
American Carissa Moore made history Tuesday when she won a gold medal in Olympic surfing. Moore won the women’s shortboard event in the sport’s Olympics debut. South Africa’s Bianca Buitendag won silver and Japan’s Amuro Tsuzuki won bronze. Moore was in tears holding the American flag as she celebrated the...
For this artist, a personal passion to help Kauai eateries has turned into a business. For income, artist Samantha Scamen edited photographs for a real estate photographer on Kauai. And then the pandemic hit. As cases rise, new tensions surface between vaccinated and those who won’t get shot. Updated: 2...
Watch: Simone Biles Pulls Out of Team Competition at Tokyo Olympics. Hawaiian surfer Carissa Moore is the first woman to win gold in surfing at the Olympics. The 28-year-old U.S. athlete took home the top prize on July 27, edging out South Africa's Bianca Buitendag for the Olympic gold medal. The event lasted three days at Tsurigasaki Beach in Japan, about 40 miles from Tokyo, where the competitors faced rough waters due to Tropical Storm Nepartak.
Hawaiian Carissa Moore – who studied at the same school as Barack Obama and golfer Michelle Wie and already has a DAY named after her – wins women's surfing's FIRST ever gold
The US's Carissa Moore became the first women's surfing Olympic gold medalist on Monday. The surfer from Hawaii, who is so revered in her state that they named a January day after her, took gold by beating Bianca Buitendag of South Africa with Japan's Amuro Tsuzu taking bronze. Moore posted...
Carissa Moore, a four-time world champion who lives in Hawaii, beats Bianca Buitendag of South Africa in first-ever Olympic surfing competition.
U.S. surfer Carissa Moore is the first woman to ever win a gold medal in her sport at the Olympics. Surfing made its Olympic debut during three days of competition at Tsurigasaki Beach, in Chiba province, 40 miles from Tokyo. Brazilian Italo Ferreira took gold in the men's event. Moore...
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American Carissa Moore won the first women’s surfing shortboard event in Olympic history, taking down South Africa’s Bianca Buitendag, 14.93- 8.46 in the gold medal match. The beginning of the match was low scoring as each surfer looked for the right opportunity to score points. But with just 20 minutes...
Carissa Moore opens up about the support she received leading up to, during, and after winning gold in surfing’s Olympic debut and explains why she was filled with so much emotion after being crowned Olympic champion. Read More at NBCOlympics.com >>
Relive the moves that put Carissa Moore at the top of the podium in the first over Olympic gold medal matchup in women’s surfing. Hear from Moore herself on what made the experience extra special. Read More at NBCOlympics.com >>
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Surfing is one of six sports that have been added to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Professional surfers will look to catch their first waves on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET. While the idea of surfing in the waters of Tokyo is a life changing opportunity, it comes with some challenges as well. The sport is dependent on wave conditions, and the waves are currently around waist-high as the Olympics begin. Many local residents verbalized their fears of a possible typhoon in the forecast, but the surfers are welcoming the big waves with open arms.