Kelly Slater wins the Billabong Pro Tahiti 2016

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Kelly Slater: he won his 55th Championship Tour event at Teahupoo | Photo: Cestari/WSL

Kelly Slater has conquered the Billabong Pro Tahiti 2016, at Teahupoo. The 11-time world champion defeated John John Florence with a near-perfect two-wave total.

The “King” is back in the game. A couple of hours after securing a Perfect 20 heat, Kelly Slater, 44, won the 55th Championship Tour victory of his long career, and the first since the Pipe Masters in 2013.

“When I look back that will for sure be one of the best wins I have ever had. To have John John in the Final is a dream for me. It is no secret that I am towards the tail-end of my career,” revealed Slater.

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