Tagged: Jordy Smith

Only One Heat Ran at J-Bay, and it Was Awful

Only One Heat Ran at J-Bay, and it Was Awful

The waves continued to be terrible, and John John and Jordy scratched around the lineup, taking whatever they could.  The most notable thing about the heat was the fact that nothing worth noting took...

Jordy Smith’s Jaw-Dropping 9.87 at J-Bay

Jordy Smith’s Jaw-Dropping 9.87 at J-Bay

Both Jordy and J-Bay thrive off speed and power, and putting them together is like putting an already-beautiful girl in a beautiful dress–already amazing, but just that much better together. In his fifth round...

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South Africa: The Next Wave

After dabbling with competitive surfing in his teens, the stylish natural-footer from Cape Town made a name for himself by submitting an impressive entry into Taylor Steele’s Innersection—an entry that showed that Jordy wasn’t...

Medina Drops in on Jordy Smith in the Free-Surf

Medina Drops in on Jordy Smith in the Free-Surf

And it’s even less of a secret now.  As for this photo below, we don’t know who took it, or when, but it captures wonderfully a moment that seems to belong the same early morning session.  You...

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Oi Rio Pro – Day One

Heat 12: John John Florence (HAW) 11. 34, Caio Ibelli (BRA) 10. 84, Matt Banting (AUS) 6. Micro watches on as Wilko is relegated to round two. “Destined to be a world champ” is...

Photos: Finals Day At The Rip Curl Pro

Photos: Finals Day At The Rip Curl Pro

Today competitors were faced with wild 8-10 foot conditions as Matt Wilkinson defeated Jordy Smith in the final to become the first goofy-footer since Mark Occhilupo to ring the Bell at the Rip Curl...

Losers Let Loose On The Gold Coast

Losers Let Loose On The Gold Coast

While Wilko, Kolohe and Stu Kennedy were springing surprises at Snapper, Jordy Smith, Mikey Wright, Mick Fanning and Taj Burrow were otherwhere looking for a few waves of their own. Taj may be a...