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The right words from Owen Wright

Updated: June 14, 2010, 6:48 PM ET
By Jon Coen

The scaffolding is up, the press conferences are underway, the Icons are in town, and the ESPN Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach preview is live. There's a lot of anticipation at the moment.

Imagine how exciting it must have been last year for junior pro Owen Wright then 19-years-old, who came out in Round Two and extinguished the Kelly Slater flame. That heat rocked the surfing world and made him an instant rock star. Wright went on to beat the champ again in Portugal as part of ...

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