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article by Andrew Nichols | worldsurfleague.com

The WRV Outer Banks Pro QS1,000 presented by Pacifico witnessed an Outer Banks dream during the second day of competition. Everyone in attendance deemed it the best day ever for an East Coast event and it lasted from first light until the sun faded to darkness.


For the first time since its launch, an international competitor won the WRV Outer Banks Pro Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000, and Gabriel Farias, one of Brazil's many rising stars, was the one to do it.

Two-to-four foot swell streamed through the lineup to provide competitors plenty of scoring opportunity all day. And despite increasing winds scrambling the lineup, Farias put on a great display of surfing in the later rounds to emerge victorious.

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