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Florida teen Caroline Marks becomes the first woman to earn the same $60,000 ...

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Caroline Marks, 17, won her first title in the World Surf League on Monday

The Florida teenager is the youngest competitor on the world tour

She beat Hawaii's Carissa Moore in the final on Australia's Gold Coast after earlier defeating world champion Stephanie Gilmore 

Marks became the first woman to benefit from the WSL's new policy of equal prize money for men and women, winning $60,000