11 February 1988 |
Durban, South Africa
|Residence||Cape Town, South Africa and San clemente, United States|
|Height||6 ft (183 cm) 3|
|Weight||93 kg (205 lb)|
|Sponsors||CHannel Islands surfboards, Oakley, O'Neill, Red Bull, Brand Black Shoes, Vestal Watches, Futures Fins, Trace, Muzik headphones, Neff headwear|
|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. He has also won 2014 and 2016 Hurley Pro at trestles California . In 2013 he won the Rio Pro in Brazil. All of these contests are part of the world championship tour.
Smith grew up in Durban and started surfing at age 3. 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|
|2017||Rip Curl Pro||Bells Beach||Australia|
|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 [permanent dead link]
- "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. Archived from the original on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2014.