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TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Friday, September 3, 2010) - Andy Irons (HAW), 32, past three-time ASP World Champion, has won the Billabong Pro Tahiti, besting C.J. Hobgood (USA), 31, in an explosive Final clash in three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) waves at Teahupoo..The fifth stop on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Tahiti culminated in climactic fashion today, on the final day of the waiting period..The emphatic victory marks Irons' 20th at the elite level of competition, and the Hawaiian was emotional when regarding his first win in over three years (won Rip Curl Pro Search Chile 2007).."I did it!" Irons exclaimed. "I surf because I have to put my jersey on some time. I took a lot of losses, but I put in the hard work too. I dedicate this win 100% to my wife, Lindy, she is everything to me and without her, I'd be nothing. I really, really like competing because I love to win and I feel on top of the world today. I surf because I love to win. I love this feeling.".Slater has moved back into the #1 spot on the ASP ratings and is in the hunt for a tenth world title...  Photo: joliphotos.com
TEAHUPOO, Taiarapu/Tahiti (Friday, September 3, 2010) - Andy Irons (HAW), 32, past three-time ASP World Champion, has won the Billabong Pro Tahiti, besting C.J. Hobgood (USA), 31, in an explosive Final clash in three-to-four foot (1.5 metre) waves at Teahupoo..The fifth stop on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Tahiti culminated in climactic fashion today, on the final day of the waiting period..The emphatic victory marks Irons' 20th at the elite level of competition, and the...
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