At the outset, most of the money was on Team Brazil or Team USA, but Jordy Smith, Michel Bourez, Bianca Buitendag, Kanoa Igarashi, and Paige Hareb put their collective talents together and emerged victorious.
The Australia Team consisted of Tyler Wright, Stephanie Gilmore, Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson, and Matt Wilkinson, while Team Europe was Frederico Morais, Frankie Harrer, Johanne Defay, Jeremy Flores, and Leonardo Fioravanti.
World Team captain Jordy Smith led his team to a win at the Founders’ Cup in Lemoore, California.
Of course, the immediately obvious advantage went to Slater’s team, as Kelly Slater is the original Lemoore local.
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