Imagem: Betfair / Divulgação

The 2024 World Surfing Tour kicked off with the long-awaited Pipeline stage in Hawaii, becoming the center of attention for surfing enthusiasts. Betfair identified the main candidates in the men’s and women’s suits.

With ten Brazilian surfers in contention, the country stands out as the main representative in the competition.

Betfair list of favorites for the title of the first stage of the Surfing World Cup

According to Betfair analysis, the odds indicate that the stage title will remain in Hawaii.

The favorite to win the Pipeline Pro is two-time world champion and Honolulu native John John Florence, with an impressive 18% chance, as the 4.0 odds reveal.

A lista de favoritos destaca a competitividade, revelando as probabilidades de cada surfista:

  1. John John Florence (USA): Leader with 18% chances (odds of 4.0).
  2. Jack Robinson (AUS): Second place with 12% (odds of 6.0).
  3. Gabriel Medina (BRA): Tied for second place with 12% (odds of 6.0).
  4. Griffin Colapinto (USA): With 8% (odd of 8.5).
  5. Kanoa Igarashi (JAP): Has 6% (odds of 12.0).
  6. Italo Ferreira (BRA): Presents 5% (odd of 15.0).
  7. Ethan Wing (AUS): With 3% (23.0 odds).
  8. Yago Dora (BRA): Closes the list with 2.7% (odd of 26.0)

On the other hand, in the women’s circuit, the situation of Brazilian women is more delicate.

Hawaiian Carissa Moore emerges as the favorite, with a 19% chance, while Brazilian Tatiana Weston-Webb leads Brazil’s representatives with a 5% chance. Luana Silva, with 1.4%, completes the list.

Finally, a curiosity involving champion Gabriel Medina and model Yasmin Brunet, who participates in Big Brother Brasil 24 (BBB 24).

Betfair launched the possibility of both winning titles simultaneously in 2024, each in their own competition.

Thus, the probability of Medina winning the WSL at the same time that Yasmin triumphs in Big Brother Brasil is 1.8%, with an odds of 55.0. Remembering that the two formed a very popular couple for two years and separated in 2022.