Over the weekend, surfers competed in the Ballito Pro, which takes place in South Africa’s east.
In the Billabong Junior Series, the under-18 mens winner was Indonesia’s Rio Waida, while the womens competition was won by South Africa’s Zoe Steyn.
While the news would invite congratulations, a Facebook post showing the two winners has angered people.
As the photo shows, Waida received 8,000 SAR ($577), while Steyn — who was standing right beside him — received exactly half of that. It’s… not a good look.
“Did the girls surf a different ocean that was easier we don’t know about? This is pathetic,” reads one comment. Read more…