Sporting Digest: Surfing

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The Independent Online
MARTIN POTTER, the British-born former world champion, won the Lacanau Pro in France for the second time yesterday. Potter's aggressive riding in 4ft surf enabled him to come from behind in his final against Kaipo Jaquias, of Hawaii, and win his first grand prix of the season by 29.09 points to 28.34. Victory took him from 16th to fifth in the overall standings. In the women's contest, Pauline Menczer beat her fellow Australian Neridah Falconer 23.26 to 22.66. Menczer is first in the women's overall standings, Falconer second.