Lifeguard Luke Shepardson wins Hawaii surfing “Super Bowl”


              John John Florence, the reigning champion of The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational surfing contest, takes off on his first wave of the day in Hawaii's Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore during the The Eddie, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
            
              Kai Lenny, left, and Aaron Gold, center, are cheered on by Jake Maki, right, in Hawaii's Waimea Bay on Oahu’s North Shore during the The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational surfing contest Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
            
              Shane Dorian, left, and Peter Mel share a ride on a large wave during The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, on Oahu's North Shore, in Hawaii. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
            
              Justine Dupont, left, and Keala Kennelly ride a large wave during The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, on Oahu's North Shore, in Hawaii. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
            
              Luke Shepardson rides a large wave during The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, on Oahu's North Shore, in Hawaii. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
            
              Luke Shepardson, top, is raised up by fellow big wave surfers Landon McNamara, left, and Billy Kemper after winning The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, on Oahu's North Shore, in Hawaii. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
            
              Luke Shepardson rides a wave during The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, on Oahu's North Shore, in Hawaii. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
Lifeguard Luke Shepardson wins Hawaii surfing “Super Bowl”