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Slater wins 2011 U.S. Open of Surfing

In a star-studded final day, Slater takes 2011 U.S. Open of Surfing

Updated: August 8, 2011, 3:10 PM ET
By Jake Howard | ESPN Action Sports

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In his typically dominant fashion, Kelly Slater has won the 2011 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing. Facing West Australia's Yadin Nicol in the final, Slater opened up with an eight-point ride and never looked back, winning the U.S. Open for the first time since beating Shane Beschen 15 years ago.

2011 Nike U.S. Open of Surfing Finals

Slater bags the $100,000 check, but that's not all. Gallery

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