“Just a Dream!”: Winning Over the Menacing but Admirable Lure of Pipeline Pained This Young Surfer Since Childhood

Published 12/19/2022, 12:25 PM EST

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The core requirements for the sport of surfing are flair, passion, and zest to perform it. However, one other important thing, which enables one to surf the big azure waves is moxie and bravery. Recently Billabong Pro Pipeline champion Moana Jones-Wong, who courageously conquered the pipeline wave appeared in an interview to talk about its vicious nature. 

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Hawaiian surfer Jones-Wong talks about her dream of surfing the Pipeline and how she feels after finally achieving it.

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2022 Pipeline winner Moana Jones-Wong talked with Vans about the dangerous nature of the Billabong Pipeline wave. The 23-year-old jokingly said, “I would actually dream about it almost every night that I could serve pipe and then I would wake up and I’d be like, Oh it’s just a dream”.

 

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The young surfer further shared, “The first time I surfed real pipe was when I was 18”. The Oahu resident then appreciated former world tour surfer, Rochelle Ballard for her surfing prompt in Blue Crush. “I never saw a woman drop in on the weight of pipe except for on a blue crush”, added Moana.

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Clearly, the pipeline wave truly tests the moxie of the one who surfs it. And, surfers like Moana and Rochelle are great inspirations for many.

Moana Jones-Wong’s victory over Billabong Pipeline

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Jones-Wong earned worldwide recognition after conquering this year’s Pipeline wave, which originated at Oahu’s North shore. The young surfer gained the title of Billabong Pro Pipeline champion by beating five-time world champion, Carissa Moore. Wong is now widely regarded as the Queen of Pipeline.

 

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Moana truly is a staunch champion in her beloved sport of surfing. She is now all set to take up the next challenging wave. With this, we only wish the best to the world champion in all her future endeavors.

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Purva Jain

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Purva Jain is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Mody University of Science and Technology. Purva is an avid reader and author of 3 books that are published in national and international marketplaces.
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