Kelly Slater Beats Jordy Smith in Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2010

9 time World Champ, Kelly Slater defeated ASP #2 rated Jordy Smith in the Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2010. Slater can wrap up the his 10th title with a good showing at the Rip Curl Pro Search in Puerto Rico which begins in a few weeks. 

1      13.33     Kelly Slater       USA

2      11.43     Jordy Smith      ZAF

 

 

       
       

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2 thoughts on “Kelly Slater Beats Jordy Smith in Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2010

  1. It would be intersting to hear whether others also belive that the ASP judges have their tongues glued to Kellys ass or whether I’m a total muppet? I’m not a competiive surfer but I just can’t see how you can award Kelly a 7.0 for two good, yet pretty stock standard and definitely not innovative top turns, and only award Jordy 7.1 for a backhand superman air, of which no one else has pulled off in WCT competition? Also I think Kelly’s other 6.33 was overscored by a point or so.
    This King Kelly judging issue continues to happen year in and year out and I think their eyes are clouded in romantiscism over this 10th World Title BS? Don’t get me completely wrong, I think Kelly’s an amazing surfer but he shouldn’t have won that last event, shouldn’t have won a couple other heats this year and the title should be lot closer than it is now.
    Anyone??

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  2. I’m going to agree with you that he was overscored, but I still think he would have won. It goes both ways…Slater has been underscored in some of the events as well. Great comments though man..

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