11 February 1988 |
Durban, South Africa
|Residence||Carlsbad, California, United States|
|Height||190 cm (6 ft 3 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, Futures Fins|
|Stance||Natural (regular) foot|
Jordan Michael "Jordy" Smith (born 11 February 1988) is a South African professional surfer, 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. Correction for the full year Kelly Slater was number one in the world in 2010 and 2011, Jordy was number 2 in 2010 but briefly held the top spot after week 4 of the CT<http://www.worldsurfleague.com/athletes/tour/mct?year=2010>.
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.
Jordy Smith won the 2014 Hurley at Trestles, San Clemente, California, United States of America.
|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|
- ASP World Tour profile
- ASP WQS Ratings
- "Jordy Smith marries Lyndall Jarvis; Is even more awesome". Retrieved 2014-02-21.
- "Jordy Smith: "Gosto de estar com os No Name Boys"" [I like to be amongst the No Name Boys]. Record (newspaper) (in Portuguese). 10 October 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.