After placing seventh in the ISA Junior World Cup in the Under 18 category, the young Korean man Raul Rios competed in the Oi Pro Junior Series – Sao Paulo, the penultimate date of the Junior Circuit of the World League of Surf (WSL). There he defeated a pure local surfer, and then became the champion of this tournament.
Rivers, 17, faced in the final against Brazilian Eduardo Motta. The Peruvian added 15.50 points, after two waves of 7.00 and 8.50. His rival, meanwhile, could not overcome what the Peruvian had done because he only accumulated 10.65 with waves of 3.90 and 6.75. In this way, Raul continues in the fight to qualify for the WSL Junior Championship in Taiwan, where only the three best young surfers in South America will go.
In the female category, Sun Aguirre (16 years) also put the crown of first place in the Oi Pro Junior Series – SP. The red and white surfer had to face the local Taina Hinckel in the final heat. It was a tough confrontation, which ended up winning the Peruvian with 11.90 points (6.00 + 5.90), the Brazilian registered 11.75 (8.50 + 3.25). Like Raul, Aguirre seeks his place for the WSL Junior Championship. In the case of women, only the top two in the South American ranking go.
On the other hand, Piccolo Clemente Y Maria Fernanda Reyes, gold and silver in the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, competed in the Longboard mode. Both came to dispute the final, but could not beat their rivals. Huanchaco's longboard player fell to Carlos Bahia; while Chloe Calmon surpassed ‘Mafer’. It is worth mentioning that, Piccolo He is already a South American champion of the WSL.
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