The script for the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco probably didn't go down the way Kelly Slater pictured it. Still, if you were a fan of surfing wanted to see the world's best surfers, chances are you weren't disappointed.
Kelly Slater further cemented his status as the greatest surfer ever by winning his unprecedented 11th ASP World Title in San Francisco, defeating Australian Dan Ross in a thrilling round three heat of the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco.
Barring an early exit from the event coupled with very high results by Owen Wright, Adriano de Souza, Joel Parkinson and Taj Burrow, Slater will very likely be celebrating his 11th World Title in San Francisco
Kelly Slater captured his first U.S. Open of Surfing Title in 15 years Sunday. With the win, the reigning 10-Time ASP World Champion took home a hefty $100,000 check for winning the U.S. Open of Surfing.
A storm that originated in the South Pacific has created such a massive south swell that the greatest surfer ever Kelly Slater decided to skip one of the biggest surf contests in the world to surf the amazing waves that hit Fiji's world-famous Cloudbreak.