Death, Glory And World Titles

Death, Glory And World Titles

Heat 2: Mick Fanning (AUS) 17. 30, Kelly Slater (USA) 16. 47, John John Florence (HAW) 15.

On a day when he was dealing with a melting pot of complex emotions Mick Fanning defeated the three best Pipeline surfers of the modern era – Jamie O’brien, Kelly Slater and and John John Florence, to keep his quest for a fourth world title alive.

Jamie adopted the bombs or nothing approach and ultimately floundered, forgetting that once you pull a singlet on it’s just about being the best guy for forty minutes. However, a 12. 14 (Mick’s combined score against Jamie) heat total was never going to suffice with both John John and Kelly in the same heat.

Read more here: Tracks Mag

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