McIntosh owns Da Shootout
McIntosh edges out Jamie O'Brien to in solid Pipeline to win shootout.
Newly crowned Da Hui Backdoor Shootout Champion Reef McIntosh, 35, is ringing out Korbel and anxiety from his drenched t-shirt. The tall, regular-foot from Kauai is standing at Ehukai Beach Park, soaking wet and grinning ear-to-ear. Moments ago he received a champagne shower from the boys for winning $30,000 and his first victory at Pipe. He held the lead from the second day of competition to the final day of Da Hui Backdoor Shootout and was a ball of nerves going into the awards ceremony.
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