Imaikalani deVault (HAW) had a breakthrough performance at WSL Specialty Event Pipe Invitational, and will surf in the heat of his career in the 2019 Billabong Pipe Masters, at Banzai Pipeline, Oahu/Hawaii, December 9, 2019.
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2019 will mark Kemper’s second appearance in the Billabong Pipe Masters, his first being in 2012 where he was defeated by eleven-time World Champion and seven-time Pipe Master Kelly Slater (USA) in Round 3. Today, he went against an all-Hawaii Final that included runner-up deVault, Keanu Asing (HAW) and Koa Smith (HAW) and put on a powerful performance that included a 7.67 in the Final for a set wave at Backdoor and a 5.50 for a technical, late drop into a Pipe barrel that he wrangled to remain on his feet.
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