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Top surfers of 2013

2013 was a big year for surfing. Records were broken and then broken again. A new champion was crowned, and an all-time great proved his mettle and renewed his commitment to surfing. There are probably many lists of top surfers of 2014 and I’m not aiming to make mine definitive by any means. I just … Read More

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Pipeline: Slater wins comp, Fanning clinches third world title

Australian Mick Fanning has won the ASP world surfing tour by scoring a 9.7 during the fifth round of the quarter-final heats at Hawaii’s legendary Pipeline. His come-from-behind triumph means that Fanning is now one of only five surfers to have achieved three ASP crowns. Coming into Pipeline it was down to Fanning and world … Read More

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Mick Fanning closer to world champ

Second round action at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2013 in Peniche on Monday resulted in Kelly Slater being knocked out of the competition by local star Frederico Morais (12.34 to 10.13). This development betters Australian surf hero and current ASP number one ranked Mick Fanning’s chances at becoming world champion. Slater is a perennial … Read More

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Surfing world champion

Although there are still two events on the current ASP World Championship Tour, the upcoming Rip Curl Pro at Peniche, Portugal could decide who becomes the surfing world champion in the men’s division. Only Australia’s Mick Fanning can lock up his chance to become champ in Portugal. If not, the ASP surfing world champion will … Read More

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