Kelly Slater Wins Volcom Fiji Pro Over Gabriel Medina

Posted: Jun 10,2012 Written by  ASP

Kelly Slater (USA), 40, claims the 2012 Volcom Fiji Pro!
Kelly Slater (USA), 40, claims the 2012 Volcom Fiji Pro!

CLOUDBREAK, Tavarua/Fiji (Monday, June 11, 2012) – Kelly Slater (USA), 40, reigning 11-time ASP World Champion, claimed his 49th elite tour victory today, taking out the Volcom Fiji Pro over Gabriel Medina (BRA), 19, in pumping four-to-six foot (1.5 – 2 metre) surf at Cloudbreak.

Event No. 4 of 10 on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour, the Volcom Fiji Pro culminated in exciting fashion today, with Slater and Medina each pushing the limits of high-performance surfing at the famed, oceanic lefthander.

Full Report coming soon…

Highlights from the Volcom Fiji Pro will be available at www.volcom.com/fijipro

The next stop on the 2012 ASP World Championship Tour will be the Billabong Pro Teahupoo from August 16 – 27, 2012.

For more information, log onto www.aspworldtour.com

VOLCOM FIJI PRO FINAL RESULTS:
1 – 
Kelly Slater (USA) 18.16
2 – Gabriel Medina (BRA) 10.87

VOLCOM FIJI PRO SEMIFINAL RESULTS:
SF 1: 
Gabriel Medina (BRA) 13.93 def. Mick Fanning (AUS) 6.57
SF 2: Kelly Slater (USA) 19.50 def. C.J. Hobgood (USA) 13.50

VOLCOM FIJI PRO REMAINING QUARTERFINAL RESULTS:
QF 3: 
Kelly Slater (USA) 18.57 def. Julian Wilson (AUS) 7.76
QF 4: C.J. Hobgood (USA) 16.14 def. Adriano de Souza (BRA) 15.76

CURRENT ASP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR TOP 5 (After Volcom Fiji Pro):
1. 
Mick Fanning (AUS) 24,750 pts
2. Kelly Slater (USA) 23,700 pts
3. Joel Parkinson (AUS) 23,700 pts
4. Adriano de Souza (BRA) 22,400 pts
5. Taj Burrow (AUS) 20,950 pts