Jordy Smith

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Jordy Smith
Personal information
Born (1988-02-11) 11 February 1988 (age 28)
Durban, South Africa

Glenwood, South Africa

Carlsbad, California, United States
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Surfing career
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
Surfing specifications
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).[1] In 2007 Smith won surfing's World Qualifying Series,[2] 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<>.

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.

In 2014, Smith married South African model Lyndall Jarvis.[3]

Jordy Smith won the 2014 Hurley at Trestles, San Clemente, California, United States of America.

Outside surf, Smith is a supporter of S.L. Benfica.[4]

ASP World Tour Wins
Year Event Venue Country
2016 Hurley Pro Trestles United States USA
2014 Hurley Pro Trestles United States USA
2013 Billabong Pro Rio de Janeiro Brazil Brazil
2011 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay South Africa South Africa
2010 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay South Africa South Africa


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