Carissa Moore of Hawaii is 30 and here’s what you need to know
Moore just finished the most extraordinary year of her career, winning an Olympic gold medal and a two World Surf League title. This is her first time winning consecutive WSL title.
Moore is the top seed going into Rip Curl WSL Finals. It will be held at Lower Trestles, San Clemente, California, from Sept. 8-16.
A win at Lower Trestles would put Moore within one world title with Stephanie Gilmore and Stephanie Beachley. It would be her sixth world title if she wins at Lower Trestles. Moore is one of only three women who have won five world titles.
In rarefied air, the Punahou School alumnae still exists.
Moore was still the top seed going into the Rip Curl WSL Finals September 8-16.
Moore would be tied with Stephanie Gilmore and Stephanie Beachley for the sixth world title if she wins at Lower Trestles. Moore is one of only three women who have won five world titles.
Moore is at ease at Lower Trestles where she won several junior events prior to her pro debut.
Moore was admittedly nervous about the pole position at the inaugural WSL Finals. Only the top five women and men qualify. The overall championship will be decided by head-to-head competition, not cumulative points for the first time in 2021.
The 2021 inaugural WSL Championship was the most watched event in WSL history.