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Slater vs. Fanning: the 2013 ASP World Title Race In Review

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Billabong Pro Tahiti, Aug. 15-26

Photograph By ASP/Robertson

A runner-up finish at Teahupoo at the Billabong Pro Tahiti put Slater in firm command of the world title race. At that point in the season it seemed as if he'd gracefully glide to his record 12th title.