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

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Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Oct. 9-20

Photograph By ASP/Kirstin

After a rare second-round loss at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Slater watched his world title aspirations fade away, until Fanning failed to pounce on the opportunity and fell in the quarterfinals. The race then moved to the final event of the year in Hawaii and a showdown at the Pipe Masters was guaranteed.