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2014 U.S. Open of Surfing Highlights

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Matt Banting

Photograph By Michael Lallande

Winner of the Pro Junior, Aussie Matt Banting made the most of his time in SoCal. I'm over the moon, Banting said. I couldn't really buy a wave throughout the heat and for that last wave to come in the last minutes was a gift from God. He also surfed his way into the quarters of the main event.