Thurston Sawyer II could very well be the most controversial person you'll ever meet.
He presents himself as Brohuna, the world's first African American professional surfer, and defies the history of surfing as we know it.
But there's more.
John John Florence has taken out the 2020 Billabong Pipe Masters at Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.
The local surfer defeated Gabriel Medina in a tight final held in below-average conditions. Florence secured his first Pipe Masters trophy.
The two-time world champions ended up separated by 0.67 points.
What is a thalassophile? A person who loves and is magnetically attracted to the ocean and the sea.
Many people say they enjoy spending time at the beach, especially during summertime.
While that might be a normal thing to do, there's also a particular niche of individuals who need to be near the ocean all the time.