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John John dominant on day 1 at J-Bay

(Image: John John Florence/AP) (Image: John John Florence/AP)
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Day one at J-Bay and John John Florence was in world champion form. The north shore native opened competition at the Corona Open by posting back-to-back-to-back nine-point rides.

Florence 9.70 second wave of the day was good for the second highest single-wave score score of Saturday's opening round (Gabriel Medina earned the ride of the day with a 9.93). The Haleiwa native followed that ride with a 9.67, to earn the highest two-wave score of the round.

He advanced along with fellow Hawaii surfers Sebastian Zietz and Ezekial Lau. 

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