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There’s no doubt Jordy Smith en­joyed his stay in Aus­tralia. Not only did he walk away with his name en­graved on the Bells tro­phy, he also left ranked num­ber two in the world, and set him­self up as a real con­tender for the ti­tle. Jordy also en­joyed his time out­side the con­fines of the jersey – as ev­i­denced in this shot from North Point of what can only be de­scribed as a gi­ant moth­er­fuck­ing ro­ta­tion! Long-time Tracks pho­tog­ra­pher, Bosko, was the man on the ground that cap­tured the im­age, and only now in May, some two months later, has he be­gun to com­pose him­self enough to de­scribe it. “I was froth­ing af­ter I shot it, re­calls Bosko. “For two min­utes af­ter I took the shot I couldn’t stop say­ing the ‘F’ word in sheer dis­be­lief. I think I need to work on ton­ing down my ex­cite­ment, haha.” Those who know Bosko are aware that it’s not un­usual to see him over-ex­cited, but on this oc­ca­sion it was most def­i­nitely war­ranted. “When I see Jordy or any of those other ‘go big guys’ pad­dle out I freak,” he en­thuses. “Es­pe­cially at on­shore North Point. It dishes up some of the biggest ramps you’ll see. “On this wave, Jordy was just pump­ing and pump­ing, I couldn’t be­lieve how much speed he had gen­er­ated and thought to my­self, ‘fuck he is go­ing for it!’ It’s def­i­nitely one of the biggest oops I’ve seen. What a freak! He is putting his body on the line when he does this kind of thing, but he loves to fly.”

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