Jordy Smith: The lion unslayed

Solid swell continues for Mr. Price Pro Ballito, South Africa

Updated: July 9, 2011, 12:01 PM ET
By Jon Coen | ESPN Action Sports

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Jordy Smith proved to be the lion that Sean Holmes couldn't slay. As a wildcard, Holmes has always played a major roll in professional events in South Africa. He's upset Cory Lopez, Taj Burrow, Andy Irons, and Kelly Slater in the Billabong Pro at J-Bay. But today, at the Mr. Price Pro Ballito, he could not shoot down the giant cat that is Jordy Smith.

That's not to say he didn't try. It was another day of big, powerful rights ...

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