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Kelly Slater (USA), 38, former nine-time ASP World Champion, has claimed his fourth Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach presented by SNICKERS title over reigning two-time ASP World Champion Mick Fanning (AUS), 28, in clean three-to-four foot waves at the backup venue of Johanna Beach.
Since his victory at Pipe in 2009, Taj Burrow has been on the receiving end of massive amounts of hype. Sure his assault on the World Tour so far has been mighty impressive, but in April 2010 it's a tad premature to be predicting the dude as World Champ.
No one involved in any surf comp, be it your local boardriders battle or an ASP Tour event, enjoys moving an event down the road due to a lack of waves. It's a massive inconvenience for all, but sometimes Huey just isn't keen to run with the program so the move has to go down.
Josh Kerr claimed his first 6 – Star Prime Rated Drug Aware Pro at Margaret River with an incredible victory over world number one Taj Burrow. Kerr defeated the local favourite,TB, in front of the largest crowd ever seen at Surfers’ Point.
Men’s Round of 24 action at the 2010 Drug Aware Pro began this morning at Margaret River in huge waves at Surfers’ Point. It wasn't quite the swell we had been waiting for, but still, it's far from small. Local favourite and current World Number 1 Taj Burrow progressed easily into the Round of 16, winning Heat 1 of the morning.
Men's action continued at the 2010 Drug Aware Pro this morning at Margaret River as the final six heats of the Round of 96 were completed in good conditions at Surfers' Point. But the big news from the morning heats was the elimination of World Number 2 Joel Parkinson.
The 2010 Drug Aware Pro is in full flight and good ol' hueys blessed competitors and spectators with a solid 2.5m swell and light Easterly winds. The Men’s Second Round action kicked off this morning at Margaret River in sensational conditions at Surfers’ Point.