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Hang 11: Kelly Slater takes another world surfing title

Legendary surfer from Cocoa Beach, Florida only needed to win his third round heat against Australian Daniel Ross at the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco to be crowned champion.

Kelly Slater surfs under the curl at the Rip Curl Pro Search surf contest en route to winning the third round, thereby clinching his 11th ASP season title yesterday. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

WHILE MOST WERE watching Man City dominate in the Champions League, a true dominator of his sport was being crowned World Champion of Surfing for an unprecedented 11th time last night.

Legendary surfer Kelly Slater from Cocoa Beach, Florida only needed to win his third round heat against Australian Daniel Ross at the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco to be crowned champion.

And while Slater didn’t have it all his own way he eventually aced his last wave to bring home the gold.

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