It was an emotional win for the Brasilian, who faced Australian rookie Wade Carmichael in a heated Final at the Oi Rio Pro.
Teasing out the threads from an epic week in Brasil.
The Aussie Jeep Leader found a ramp at Barrinha Friday morning for a 7.33 and the heat lead over an on-fire Michael Rodrigues.
On the second day of the men's event in Saquarema, the unraveling of the rankings continued at Barrinha as passions burned and losses stung.
The WSL desk crew breaks down the day's action as Barrinha provided solid conditions for Round 2 and 3 of the Oi Rio Pro.