Kelly Slater (USA) - 18.77 Bede Durbidge (AUS) - 14.43
Kelly Slater "10" was beautiful. The 38-year-old surfing veteran from Cocoa Beach put the wraps on his historic 10th world surfing championship Saturday, winning the Rip Curl Pro Search contest in Isabela, Puerto Rico -- fittingly, with a perfect 10.
Slater actually had clinched the title in the quarterfinals by defeating Brazil's Adriano de Souza 18.87-14.36, then knocked off Taj Burrow 16.34-14.87 and, finally, Bede Durbidge 18.77-14.43. Slater scored a perfect 10 in that final with two huge whips, capped by a complete rotation, no