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Alms, Kemper Crowned Jaws Big Wave Champions

December 12, 2019, 4:47 PM HST
* Updated December 13, 11:26 AM
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Photo Credit: WSL / Poullenot.

Mauiʻs own Billy Kemper and Paige Alms took the menʻs and womenʻs division titles respectively at this yearʻs Jaws Big Wave Championships.

This is Alms’ third Jaws win and Kemper’s fourth, an unprecedented feat.

The two rose above 32 of the world’s elite male and female surfers during the heart-stopping competition that saw 50-foot waves in Peʻahi earlier today.

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