After making a run into the gold medal match at the Tokyo Olympics — and nearly pulling off the kind of ending you only see in movies — Kanoa Igarashi is turning the page.

He’ll have time to admire the silver medal he earned at the Olympics later. Right now, the 23-year-old’s focus is on moving up the World Surf League rankings and qualifying for the Rip Curl WSL Finals, where the world title will be on the line in a winner-take-all event for the first time.

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