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Sun sets on Moore's Triple Crown hopes

Sunny Garcia spoils Carissa Moore's Triple Crown run

Updated: December 3, 2011, 1:38 AM ET
By Daniel Ikaika Ito | ESPN.com

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If you don't count longboarders and pro juniors, only three native Hawaiians have won ASP World Titles: Derek Ho (1993), Sunny Garcia (2000) and Carissa Moore (2011). Despite inventing the sport, he'enalu (wave sliding), for many native Hawaiians, that fact leaves a sour taste in their mouths like two-day old poi.

When Carissa Moore and Sunny Garica squared off -- along with Australia's Mitch Coleborn and Tahiti's Alain Riou -- in ...

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