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Who is Marco Giorgi?

Uruguay surfer taking down big names

Updated: June 21, 2010, 10:19 AM ET
By Tetsuhiko Endo | ESPN Action Sports

In late March, at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic in Tasmania, a surfer named Marco Giorgi felled world No. 3 Jordy Smith en route to a third place finish. If you look up Giorgi on the ASP web site, you will find that he is currently No. 40 in the Men's World Ranking and out of 500 guys, he is the only one with the country initials "URY" after his name.

Now Google that abbreviation. You'll have to dig through nine pages of assorted references before you find that URY stands for Uruguay, ...

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