Brazil­ian dou­ble

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - - SPORT -

FILEPE Toledo made it a Brazil­ian dou­ble at Lower Tres­tles in Cal­i­for­nia, tak­ing out the men’s ti­tle af­ter Sil­vana Lima won the women’s event.

Af­ter start­ing his day with a quar­ter-fi­nal win over young Amer­i­can Kanoa Igarashi, Toledo knocked off reign­ing world champion John John Florence in the quar­ters, mak­ing sure of the vic­tory on his last wave.

Then came the fi­nal against South Africa’s cham­pi­onshiplead­ing surfer Jordy Smith.

The win was Toledo’s se­cond of the sea­son, hav­ing al­ready taken out the ti­tle at Jef­freys Bay in South Africa.

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