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Mick Fanning wins Round 2 of RipCurl Pro Portugal

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Mick Fanning advanced into Round 3 of the RipCurl Pro Portugal at Supertubos, Peniche yesterday.

Fanning, a former two-time ASP World Champion and currently hot on the heels of a 3rd ASP World Title, defeated event wildcard Francisco Alves (PRT) in Round 2 to remain on track.  Fanning’s closest title contender, 11-times ASP World Champion Kelly Slater (USA), was eliminated in the following heat allowing for Fanning to claim the 2013 ASP World Championship if he wins the event.

The Rip Curl Pro Portugal is stop 9 of 10 on the ASP World Championship Tour and has a waiting period from October 9 to 20, 2013.  

~ Photo ASP / Kelly Cestari

 

 


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