The Tour’s Triumphant Return

Did it feel like a surf contest? Kind of, but not really when you consider that the long-time heralded saviors of the ASP World Tour, Jordy Smith and Dane Reynolds, finished two-three, respectively. The competitive surfing level was raised after two months-and-change of Slater no return talks, an axing of head judge Perry Hatchet, and the top 45 attempting to understand the new ranking system. On to Bells!