Professional surfer and Team USA Olympic gold medalist Carissa Moore on historic win for women

Professional surfer Carissa Moore is the first woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics in surfing. She’s currently ranked the #1 female surfer in the world by the World Surf League and is a four-time world champion. She joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her historic win for women and Team USA.

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Carissa Moore on Team USA wins first-ever women’s Olympic surfing gold

After a series of underdogs stole the show at the beginning of surfing’s historic Olympic debut, two of the sport’s most seasoned superstars took home the gold medals.

Carissa Moore of the United States and Italo Ferreira of Brazil became the first Olympic surfing champions on Tuesday, more than a century after the sport first tried to get on the program.

Team USA Surfer Carissa Moore Is Eyeing Her Sport’s First Olympic Gold Medal

Four-time surfing world champion Carissa Moore is aiming to win gold as the sport debuts at the Tokyo Olympics. Moore’s dad, who doubles as her coach, and the young surfers she mentors through her non-profit are among the many cheering her on.» Subscribe to NBC News:
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Team USA Surfer Carissa Moore Is Eyeing Her Sport’s First Olympic Gold Medal