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Smith, Jordy (1988 – )

Large, powerful, talent-laden South African regularfoot pro surfer; world-ranked #2 in 2010; "cocky and brash," as Stab magazine put it, "with a penchant for debauch." Smith was born (1988) in Durban, first surfed at age three, was regularly winning junior contests by age ten, and became the ASP Junior Champion in 2006. The next year he was the WQS champ and qualified for the World Tour.
Big and rangy (6'2", 190 pounds), with an unusual combination of explosive aerial moves and gouging rail...