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Floating controversy

Updated: May 23, 2011, 2:09 PM ET
By Jon Coen

There has been some backlash regarding the score given to Adriano de Souza's 8.23-point score for a single floater in Friday's quaterfinal against Owen Wright at the Billabong Pro Rio. The Internet surfing world has had plenty to say about what is likely the highest scoring floater ever.

Much of the criticism online has specifically been aimed at de Souza's double-fist-in-the-air celebrations. The floater controversy aside, at least give the ASP judges enough credit that ...

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