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BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Saturday, December 13, 2014) Kelly Slater (USA) .- The final stop of the 2014  World Championship Tour, the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, was  called ON today in NW double overhead surf. <br />
Round 1 was completed as the swell continued to rise and the Easterly Trade winds increased in strength. Kelly Slater (USA) kept his World Title hopes alive after winning his heat against Reef MacIntosh (HAW). Jordy Smith(ZAF) was injured when he hit the reef at Backdoor.<br />
Conditions worsen around the end of the Round and the event was first put on hold then postponed for the day.  <br />
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The Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons will determine this year’s world surfing champion as well as those who qualify for the elite tour in 2015. As the third and final stop on the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Series  the event will also determine the winner of the revered three-event leg.<br />
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BANZAI PIPELINE, Oahu/Hawaii (Saturday, December 13, 2014) Kelly Slater (USA) .- The final stop of the 2014 World Championship Tour, the Billabong Pipe Masters in Memory of Andy Irons, was called ON today in NW double overhead surf.
Round 1 was completed as the swell continued to rise and the Easterly Trade winds increased in strength. Kelly Slater (USA) kept his World Title hopes alive after winning his heat against Reef MacIntosh (HAW). Jordy Smith(ZAF) was injured when he hit the...
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