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How close is Kelly?

A statistical breakdown of what Slater needs to do to capture No. 10.

Updated: October 18, 2010, 11:55 AM ET
By Jake Howard

Over the past month and a half, essentially since Round 1/Heat 1 of the Hurley Pro at Lowers, Kelly Slater's been nothing short of dominant. His two firsts and one second place finish in last three events speaks to that point.

"Portugal was Kelly's 44th win out of the 190 events he's surfed," reports stat guru Mike Newman. "He wins an event every 4.31 events he surfs. He has won 23% of all the Dream Tour Events he has surfed in."

Meanwhile, Jordy Smith is more or less ...

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