Carissa Moore: Carrying surfers' aloha spirit to the top of the podium | Wait For It
Carissa Moore was named the youngest surfing world champion ever. Shortly after this achievement, she was inducted into the Surfers Hall of Fame and the state of Hawaii declared a Carissa Moore Day to honor her achievements.
When surfing finally became an Olympic sport in the summer of 2020, Carissa qualified. She traveled from Hawaii to Tokyo to compete against the best surfers in the world. In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a dangerous tropical storm, Typhoon Nepartak, made competing head-to-head in the final rounds especially challenging. Did she bring home the first-ever gold medal in the history of Olympic surfing? Find out in the latest edition of Wait for it.