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Carissa Moore, who won 1st gold medal in women’s surfing: ‘A huge moment for surfing’

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For the first time, surfing is an Olympic event, and overnight, 28-year-old Hawaii native Carissa Moore made history by winning its first gold medal. Joining TODAY in Tokyo, she says, “This is a huge moment for surfing.” She jokes: “We were actually praying for a typhoon going into the competition.”