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Jordy Smith

Post by Lard Lad » Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:02 pm

can he win a world title?

wrong sticker on the nose of his board to ever have a shot in the rip-some-quik-bongs WCT?

or, hit too many branches falling out of the tree?

or does he surf so well that they'll eventually pay it? :shock:

so he just do the Cold Water Classic events and shoot vid's for the 'warmest wetsuit ever' the rest of the year (did you notice it's now a 3.5/2.5mm and not a 3/2mm which maybe justifies the advertised claim)?

discuss, whether you care or not? :|

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by Lucky Al » Thu Apr 29, 2010 1:24 am

when all's said and done he still really does look like a giant penis

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by DV8 » Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:17 am

Surfs bloody amazing for giant penis .

Would look funny holding up the world title cup . :shock:

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by lovenutz » Thu Apr 29, 2010 4:05 pm

Top 5 surfers in the world in rippable waves for sure along with Taj, Dane, Parko, Kelly, JOB...maybe number 1 or 2 with Dane

got every trick in the book and awesome hacks. my just struggle in under 2 foot. havent really seen him in the juice either.

To be complete have to dominate like Andy and Slatz in the big hollow juice too..not on that level yet

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Post by longbum » Mon May 03, 2010 10:22 am

he has a 2nd at sunset doesn't he.................

will win atleast 1 in the future for sure, and he's more complete than dane.

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Post by DV8 » Mon May 03, 2010 11:29 am

I don't think Jordy has any issues in hollow lefts .
He may not make it far at either Pipe or Chopes but it won't be from not having a dig or not being able to ride the barrel ..............it will only be heat strategy . :wink:

And really who is at the same level as Slater or Irons in hollow lefts ...... :?: :?: :?:

Nobody :!:

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by steve shearer » Mon May 03, 2010 11:37 am

Jordy doesn't have half the backhand that Dane has.
He might have a slight, oh so slight advantage in down the line >6ft right handers just due to the volume displacement in his top turns.
He doesn't quite have the top turn variety , explosiveness or turn speed that Dane has.....in certain situations his boards look under-volumed and he looks ponderous.

He's also not as smart as Dane and despite Dane's boho inclinations his natural intelligence can't help but figure out how to win heats, no matter how much Bukowski he reads.
Dane's performance at Pipeline last year showed something very special was on the cards in big hollow lefts.
I speak of his double armed backside layback takeoffs to no hands tube-riding.

If he dials his specs in at Chopes I put him as a serious contender if he doesn't get knocked by one of the Tahitian wild cards or Bobby/Hopgoods etc etc.
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Post by DV8 » Mon May 03, 2010 11:46 am

steve shearer wrote:Jordy doesn't have half the backhand that Dane has.
He might have a slight, oh so slight advantage in down the line >6ft right handers just due to the volume displacement in his top turns.
He doesn't quite have the top turn variety , explosiveness or turn speed that Dane has.....in certain situations his boards look under-volumed and he looks ponderous.

He's also not as smart as Dane and despite Dane's boho inclinations his natural intelligence can't help but figure out how to win heats, no matter how much Bukowski he reads.
Dane's performance at Pipeline last year showed something very special was on the cards in big hollow lefts.
I speak of his double armed backside layback takeoffs to no hands tube-riding.

If he dials his specs in at Chopes I put him as a serious contender if he doesn't get knocked by one of the Tahitian wild cards or Bobby/Hopgoods etc etc.
Dane is one talented tube rider thats for sure ........
But sorry Steve I must have missed something .................where/why are we comparing Dane to Jordy ......... :?: or their intelligence :roll: :roll:

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by steve shearer » Mon May 03, 2010 11:50 am

Umm..Longbum said he's more complete than Dane.

That's what I was responding to.
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Post by DV8 » Mon May 03, 2010 12:27 pm

DV8 wrote:
steve shearer wrote:.....in certain situations his boards look under-volumed and he looks ponderous.
Out of interest Steve since you have been in the trenches for a couple of CT's , what sorta dims is the big Saffa riding ?? Any ideas ?

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by steve shearer » Mon May 03, 2010 12:35 pm

His Snapper board was 6'2" by 19" by 2 1/2"

not sure what he rode at Bells. Looked v. similar.
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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by Jimi » Mon May 03, 2010 12:42 pm

DV8 wrote: And really who is at the same level as Slater or Irons in hollow lefts ...... :?: :?: :?:

Nobody :!:
JOB is easily at the same level in hollow lefts. Hobgoods.

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Post by DV8 » Mon May 03, 2010 12:54 pm

Jimi wrote:
DV8 wrote: And really who is at the same level as Slater or Irons in hollow lefts ...... :?: :?: :?:

Nobody :!:
JOB is easily at the same level in hollow lefts. Hobgoods.
Agreed Jimi about JOB ..............more referring to BACKSIDERS on the WCT :)

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by Davros » Mon May 03, 2010 5:36 pm

I reckon its his destiny - his entire life is orientated to win a tittle. Reynolds a freak but then again so is Parko for different reasons and yet to grab one, but plenty of time for all 3. Parko and Smith will win a tittle I reckon and Surf Vault in years to come will run a special on Shane Horan, Rob Macho and Dane Reynolds as the best surfers never to win a world tittle but each probably wouldnt care and hence why they are great to watch.

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by bohdidontsurf » Mon May 03, 2010 8:01 pm

steve shearer wrote:His Snapper board was 6'2" by 19" by 2 1/2"

not sure what he rode at Bells. Looked v. similar.
What does he weigh??

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Re: Jordy Smith

Post by longbum » Tue May 04, 2010 1:15 pm

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