ABC "The Ultimate Surfer" Reality TV Series Crowns Hawaii Champion

Honolulu-based surfer Ezekiel Lau claimed the men's championship title on ABC's reality television show "The Ultimate Surfer". The final episodes, held at Kelly Slater Surf Ranch in California, featured four Hawaii surfers battling for the title.

Tia Blanco of California claimed the women's championship title, along with a chance to compete in the World Surf League's championship tour next season.