Taylor Jensen: drop knee surfer

Taylor Jensen (USA) successfully defended his title at the Noosa Festival of Surfing today, crushing the hopes of local favourite Josh Constable (Noosa) to walk away with his second consecutive Golden Breed Mens Pro LQS title.

Riding his lucky Laguna Bay surfboard that took him to victory here in 2009, Jensen was selective about his wave choice today, securing an early heat lead off a 7.75 (out of ten) and backed it up with a 6.65 (out of ten) to edge out Constable who placed second, with Christian Wach (USA) and Jackson Close (QLd) in third and fourth places respectively.

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Tamaroa McComb: hidden in a secret tube

Tamaroa McComb (Tahiti) has earned what seemed rightfully his, securing a fairytale victory at the TNS Rangiroa Pro Junior in Taumoto, Tahiti today.

McComb defeated Australian Mitch Crews, posting a perfect ten-point ride in the final to with the heat with 15.50 two-wave heat total to Crews’s 14.25 (both out of 20.00).

“I am so happy!” said McComb. “This is the best thing ever, it is the biggest contest I’ve won in Tahiti for sure!”

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Josh Kerr: high flying winner at Margaret River

Josh Kerr claimed an incredible come-from-behind victory at the Association of Surfing Professionals 6 – Star Prime Rated Drug Aware Pro at Margaret River.

Kerr defeated the home town hero Taj Burrow in front of the largest crowd ever seen at Margaret River estimated at 7000.

Burrow appeared to have a stranglehold on the final when he opened with an excellent 8.5 ride and shortly after backed that up with another excellent 8 point ride leaving Kerr requiring a combination of two scoring rides to win.

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