Slater Leads Americans in Round 1 of Hurley Pro
SAN CLEMENTE, California (Sunday, September 13, 2009) Reigning nine-time ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (Cocoa Beach, CA), 37, dominated the opening day's proceedings at the Hurley Pro Trestles today, surfing a near-perfect 18.50 out of 20 heat total to start his campaign towards a repeat victory at the famed cobblestone pointbreak.
This year's Hurley Pro Trestles competitors have been increasingly motivated to claim a victory due to the increased $105,000 prize purse put up by ...
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Brett Simpson won $100,000 earlier in the summer at the U.S. Open. Now he finds himself in another Hurley event with another $100,000 on the line. Here's a little backstory: