August 29, 2011

Kelly Slater Takes Out Billabong Pro Tahiti, Leads ASP World Title Race

TEAHUPO’O, Taiarapu/French Polynesia (Monday, August 29, 2011) – Kelly Slater (USA), 39, reigning 10-time ASP World Champion, has claimed the Billabong Pro Tahiti presented by Air Tahiti Nui over Owen Wright (AUS), 21, in clean four-to-six foot (1.5 – 2 metre) waves at Teahupo’o.

Event No. 5 of 11 on the 2011 ASP World Title season, the Billabong Pro Tahiti culminated an historic incarnation of the event today, with the world’s best surfers pushing the performance envelope in incredible conditions.

Full Report coming soon…