In this photo released by the Association of Surfing Professionals, ten times ASP World champion Kelly Slater, left, raises his arms in victory alongside his opponent and runner up Owen Wright during ... more 
In this photo released by the Association of Surfing Professionals, ten times ASP World champion Kelly Slater, left, raises his arms in victory alongside his opponent and runner up Owen Wright during the Billabong Pro Tahiti in French Polynesia in Tahiti, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011. Slater defeated Wright by 18.43 to 17.10 (out of 20.00) in a closely fought final, his victory rocketing him into the World No. 1 position. The Billabong Pro Tahiti is event Stop No. 5 of 11 on the men’s ASP World Title Tour featuring the World's Top 34 surfers plus two wildcards. (AP Photo/Association of Surfing Professionals, Kirstin Scholtz) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Association of Surfing Professionals, Kirstin Scholtz
Mon, Aug 29, 2011 9:33 PM EDT