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Taj, real quick

Short interview with Taj Burrow, currently No. one in the world

Updated: April 10, 2012, 8:40 PM ET
By Jon Coen

As we recently said in our Bells Beach preview, Taj Burrow is probably the most consistent surfer of the last decade besides Kelly Slater. Unfortunately for Burrow, his career happened to coincide with the age of Slater and Andy Irons. Otherwise, he would have won a world title by now. His rookie year, 1998, was the last Slater title before he dabbled in retirement. Burrow took second to Occhilupo's astounding world championship in 1999. And from 2002 to 2004, Irons ruled the world. Then Slater ...

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