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Jordy Smith conquers the 2016 Hurley Pro at Trestles

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Jordy Smith: winner of the 2016 Hurley Pro at Trestles | Photo: Rowland/WSL

Jordy Smith claimed the 2016 Hurley Pro at Trestles, in California. The South African defeated Joel Parkinson in three-foot surf at Lower Trestles.

Smith opened his wave account with two average rides, and Joel seemed focused on waiting for a set wave which could offer a long, rippable wall.

The South African’s third wave earned 8 points from the judges, and the fourth was scored 7.40 points. When Parkinson kicked off his campaign, he failed to land a small air and only got a 6.93.

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