13 May 2014

Sport: Tahiti's Bourez wins in Brazil

9:17 am on 13 May 2014

Tahitian surfer Michel Bourez has moved up to fourth in the ASP World Championship Tour rankings after winning the Billabong Rio Pro title.

Bourez opened up first in the Final against American Kolohe Andino, notching scores of 7.17 and 6.67.

Andino could only manage a 5.00 on his first attempt and needing 8.84 in his final ride, the Californian failed to complete any attempts, giving Bourez his second win of the season.