11 February 1988 |
Durban, South Africa
|Residence||Carlsbad, California, USA|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||86 kg (190 lb)|
|Best year||2010 – 2nd in World Title|
|Career earnings||$977080 (as of 23 May 2013)|
|Sponsors||OAM, On A Mission (traction), Oakley, [Roberts Surfboards], O'Neill, Red Bull, DaKine, DVS Shoes, Vestal Watches|
|Stance||Natural (regular) foot|
Jordan Michael "Jordy" Smith (born 11 February 1988) is a professional surfer from South Africa, competing on the World Championship Tour (WCT). In 2007 Smith won surfing's World Qualifying Series, the second-tier tour which leads to qualification for the WCT.
Jordy Smith won both the 2010 and 2011 Billabong J-Bay competitions in South Africa, which is part of the WCT Dream Tour, making him the no. 1 ranked surfer in the world.
Smith grew up in Durban and started surfing at age 6. He attended a local Durban high school, Glenwood High School.
Smith is known for the manoeuvres "rodeo flip" and full rotation "alley-oops' and he has been sponsored by O'Neill since 2007.
|ASP World Tour Wins|
|2013||Billabong Pro||Rio De Janeiro||Brazil|
|2011||Billabong Pro||Jeffreys Bay||South Africa|
|2010||Billabong Pro||Jeffreys Bay||South Africa|