Just hours after celebrating his 21st birthday, Tanner Gudauskas (USA) celebrated the biggest victory of his professional surfing career. He took down Australian James Taipan Wood (AUS) in the Final, and skyrocketed to No. 6 on the ASP QS rankings.
South African surfingâ€™s alpha male Jordy Smith etched his name into the history books in 2010, when he became the third-ever South African to win the event. He joined the ranks of Shaun Tomson (1973-78) and Ricky Basnett (2006).
Sean Holmes (ZAF) is known as "The Nemesis" for his ability to knock out top-rated visitors to his hometown events. But at the 2011 Mr Price Pro, he was unable to take down the defending event champion in when they met in the Round of 24.