Rip Curl Pro

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Formerly the Bells Beach Surf Classic, The Rip Curl Pro is an ASP World Tour surfing competition held in and around Torquay, Victoria. The event is based at Bells Beach, Victoria, Australia. The event winner is awarded the prestigious 'Bell' trophy.[1]

The song "Hells Bells" by AC/DC is played every morning before the first competition.[2]

Results[edit]

Men's Event[edit]

Year Winner Nation Score Runner-Up Nation Score Prizemoney
2013 Adriano De Souza  Brazil 16.26 Nat Young  United States 15.83 $450,000
2012 Mick Fanning  Australia 18.80 Kelly Slater  United States 18.07 $425,000
2011 Joel Parkinson  Australia 18.53 Mick Fanning  Australia 13.25 $425,000
2010 Kelly Slater  United States 17.03 Mick Fanning  Australia 12.00 $400,000
2009 Joel Parkinson  Australia 17.40 Adam Robertson  Australia 13.37 $320,000
2008 Kelly Slater  United States 15.63 Bede Durbidge  Australia 15.16 $320,000
2007 Taj Burrow  Australia 16.83 Andy Irons Hawaii Hawaii 14.73 $300,000
2006 Kelly Slater  United States 15.44 Joel Parkinson  Australia 13.83 $280,000
2005 Trent Munro  Australia 16.57 Andy Irons Hawaii Hawaii 15.07 $270,000
2004 Joel Parkinson  Australia 17.13 Taj Burrow  Australia 14.04 $250,000
2003 Andy Irons Hawaii Hawaii 17.57 Joel Parkinson  Australia 15.40 $250,000
2002 Andy Irons Hawaii Hawaii 24.45 Sunny Garcia Hawaii Hawaii 22.65 $250,000
2001 Mick Fanning  Australia 20.85 Danny Wills  Australia 19.15 $250,000
2000 Sunny Garcia Hawaii Hawaii 23.05 Flavio Padaratz  Brazil 21.00 $135,600
1999 Shane Dorian Hawaii Hawaii 24.75 Sunny Garcia Hawaii Hawaii 23.65 $120,600
1998 Mark Occhilupo  Australia 24.25 Shane Dorian Hawaii Hawaii 19.80 $120,600
1997 Matt Hoy  Australia 26.50 Damien Hardman  Australia 21.80 $120,600
1996 Sunny Garcia Hawaii Hawaii 30.80 Todd Pretage  Australia 29.15 $105,000
1995 Sunny Garcia Hawaii Hawaii 34.70 John Shimooka Hawaii Hawaii 33.00 $105,000
1994 Kelly Slater  United States 29.70 Martin Potter  Australia 28.30 $105,000
1993 Damien Hardman  Australia 22.00 Barton Lynch  Australia 20.00 $100,000
1992 Richie Collins  Australia 30.00 Martin Potter  Australia 27.00 $100,000
1991 Barton Lynch  Australia 71.80 Damien Hardman  Australia 68.80 $125,000
1990 Tom Curren  United States 111.3 Dave Macaulay  Australia 100.8 $92,500
1989 Martin Potter  Australia 123.5 Damien Hardman  Australia 113.3 $66,500
1988 Damien Hardman  Australia 126.6 Tom Carroll  Australia 114.1 $42,000
1987 Nick Wood  Australia 3 Richard Marsh  Australia 2 $35,000
1986 Tom Carroll  Australia 5 Tom Curren  United States 0 $30,000
1985 Tom Curren  United States 2 Richard Cram  Australia 1 $25,000
1984 Cheyne Horan  Australia 2 Tom Carroll  Australia 0 $25,000
1983 Joe Engel  Australia
1982 Mark Richards  Australia Tom Carroll  Australia $20,000
1981 Simon Anderson  Australia 3 Cheyne Horan  Australia 2 $16,000
1980 Mark Richards  Australia Wayne Bartholomew  Australia $15,100
1979 Mark Richards  Australia Wayne Bartholomew  Australia $11,200
1978 Mark Richards  Australia Wayne Bartholomew  Australia $14,450
1977 Simon Anderson  Australia Peter Drouyn  Australia $9,500
1976 Jeff Hakman  Australia Ian Cairns  Australia $6,000
1975 Michael Peterson  Australia
1974 Michael Peterson  Australia
1973 Michael Peterson  Australia

Women's Event[edit]

Year Winner Nation Score Runner-Up Nation Score Prizemoney Contest Name
2012 Sally Fitzgibbons  Australia 10.76 Stephanie Gilmore  Australia 10.33 $110,000 Rip Curl Women's Pro presented by Ford Fiesta
2011 Sally Fitzgibbons  Australia 16.77 Carissa Moore Hawaii Hawaii 15.40 $110,000 Rip Curl Women's Pro presented by Ford Fiesta
2010 Stephanie Gilmore  Australia 14.67 Sofia Mulanovich  Peru 10.00 $100,000 Rip Curl Women's Pro presented by Ford Fiesta
2009 Silvana Lima  Brazil 17.34 Stephanie Gilmore  Australia 13.06 $90,000 Rip Curl Women's Pro
2008 Stephanie Gilmore  Australia 16.50 Sofia Mulanovich  Peru 16.17 $85,000 Rip Curl Women's Pro
2007 Stephanie Gilmore  Australia 16.50 Sofia Mulanovich  Peru 11.93 $80,000 Rip Curl Women's Pro
2005 Sofia Mulanovich  Peru 15.83 Serena Brooke  Australia 11.83 $65,000 SPC Fruit Pro
2000 Megan Abubo Hawaii Hawaii 18.90 Rochelle Ballard Hawaii Hawaii 18.75 $30,000 SunSmart Classic
1999 Layne Beachley  Australia 21.25 Sandie Dryden  Australia 17.40 $30,000 SunSmart Classic
1998 Layne Beachley  Australia 24.50 Prue Jeffries  Australia 21.90 $30,000 SunSmart Classic
1997 Lisa Andersen  United States 26.00 Pam Burridge  Australia 23.65 $35,000 Quit Women's Classic
1996 Pauline Menczer  Australia 22.30 Lisa Andersen  United States 22.25 $25,000 Quit Women's Classic
1995 Lisa Andersen  United States 27.10 Pauline Menczer  Australia 26.30 $25,000 Quit Women's Classic
1994 Layne Beachley  Australia 20.67 Lisa Andersen  United States 13.16 $25,000 Quit Women's Classic
1993 Pauline Menczer  Australia 19.7 Wendy Botha  Australia 16.3 $25,000 Quit Women's Pro
1992 Lisa Andersen  United States 23.2 Neridah Falconer 22.6 $20,000 Quit Women's Classic
1991 Pauline Menczer  Australia 90.8 Michele Donoghoe 88.3 $20,000 Quit Women's Classic
1990 Lisa Andersen  United States 111.5 Kim Mearig 98 $20,000 Quit Women's Classic
1989 Wendy Botha  Australia 120.8 Toni Sawyer 104.5 $15,000 Quit Women's Classic
1988 Kim Mearig 115.9 Freida Zamba 113.5 $13,500 Quit Women's Pro

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ASP World Tour Schedule (accessed 28 April 2011)
  2. ^ Wilson, Peter (3 April 2010). "Gilmore wins Rip Curl Women's Pro". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 4 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Source

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