Surfing champion Sunny Garcia was sentenced to three months in federal prison for failing to pay taxes on more than $417,000 in prize money.

Garcia, whose given name is Vincent Sennen Garcia, dropped out of high school in Oahu, Hawaiit to compete full-time in 1986. The six-time winner of surfing's Triple Crown retired last year, after winning more than $1 million in prize money during five years on the professional tour.

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