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A touch of Taj

Burrow wins at Haleiwa and leads Vans Triple Crown race

Updated: November 24, 2011, 8:41 AM ET
By Daniel Ikaika Ito | ESPN.com

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You need to be perfect when you're surfing the lefts at Haleiwa, explained 2011 Reef Hawaiian Pro Champion Taj Burrow. The 33-year-old regularfoot from Western Australia won the first jewel of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing yesterday.

"It's pretty difficult," said Burrow of the windblown, 4 to 6-foot waves at Haleiwa, "I wanted to be prepared for big turns on the rights or really focusing on the lefts because they're really tricky to ...

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