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Post Show Report: Long Live King Kelly

Kelly Slater earned career win No. 55 at the 2016 Billabong Pro Tahiti in perfect surf at Teahupo'o. The 44-year-old 11-time world champion defeated longtime friend, pupil, rival and heir apparent John John Florence in the Final. A few short hours earlier, Florence moved to the front of the pack in the race for the 2016 world title. Mark your calendars surf fans because this instant classic will be remembered for years.

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