Gabriel Medina trumps Bethany Hamilton and Alana Blanchard in highest social engagement for June and July 2015
The Brazilian 2014 World Champion, Gabriel Medina, has officially been crowned surfing’s Prince of social media engagement, remaining at the top of the list for 2015. The results for June and July reinforce Medina as surfing’s most popular social media hero, outperforming Instagram’s heavy hitters Alana Blanchard and Bethany Hamilton. With a career heat win hovering at 60%, according to the World Surfing League, Medina’s fans seem to be loyal and consistent.
JUNE/JULY 2015 SOCIAL INTERACTIONS TOP 10
SURF Social Rankings | DEC 2014 – JUNE 2015
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