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Jordy Smith has, literally, powered to the quarters. ASP/Kirstin

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Adriano De Souza, quarters-berth. ASP/Kirstin

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Mick Fanning, dreams of a second consecutive bell still alive. ASP/Robertson

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Nat Young, rookie number two in the quarters (along with Filly). ASP/Robertson

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Taj Burrow faces Kai Otton in the quarters. ASP/Robertson

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Willy Cardoso, into the quarters after beating Parko earlier today. Rip Curl/Dunbar

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Alejo Muniz, another of Jordy's victims. ASP/Kirstin

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Ace Buchan, hook and swing, but no dice. Rip Curl/Leyshon

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Gabriel Medina was beaten by fellow Brazilian, Filipe Toledo. ASP/Kirstin

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Who loses with a 19.10 heat total? Joel Parkinson today, unfortunately. Rip Curl/Leyshon

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Kelly Slater, back troubles, heat troubles. Beaten by Willy Cardoso. Rip Curl/Dunbar

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Josh Kerr was narrowly beaten by Nat Young. Rip Curl/Leyshon

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Kolohe Andino was stopped by Adriano. ASP/Kirstin

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Raoni Monteiro, heat of his life against Joel (19.16 combined total). Rip Curl/Dunbar

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Sea Bass fell to Josh Kerr in first heat of the day. ASP/Robertson

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Tiago Pires made this turn, but was beaten by Mr Fanning. ASP/Robertson

Quarterfinalists decided at 2013 Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach

Real quick, let us take a look at Jordy Smith’s last three combined heat totals at the Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach: 18.27, 19.10 and 19.14. That’s serious, any way you slice it. “Good day at the office for me,” Jordy said. “The waves are so fun today. A lot smaller but so clean and plenty coming through. Massive upsets today with Kelly and Joel going down early. Parko was ripping too, huh? Losing with a 10 and a 9? That doesn’t happen very often. It definitely opens up the World Title race though and everyone left in the field will be thinking about it heading into the next few days.”

Yes, you read that right – Joel Parkinson lost with a 10 and a 9.10. To Raoni Monteiro, who clocked a 10 and a 9.16. And, Kelly Slater was knocked in the previous heat by Willian Cardoso. “No one ever wants to lose,” said Joel afterwards. “No one wants to lose with a 10 and a 9 either, but Raoni is surfing really well and if he beats me with those kind of scores then he definitely deserves credit. Losing out at Bells early is a lost opportunity, but it’s a long season ahead. I’m going to regroup and focus on Brazil.”

Kelly’s sentiments were similar, but he admitted that he wasn’t on his game. “You never want to lose and especially in clean waves in the bowl. I tweaked my back a few days ago and am nowhere near 100 percent so I have to go get an MRI on it. That said, Willian smoked me. Plain as that. He was surfing really well and really powerful so congrats to him. We’ll just have to see what happens during the rest of the event with the other top guys. It’s a long year though.”

Other surprises (welcome ones!) today were rookies Filipe Toldedo and Nat Young jumping into the quarters. “I can’t believe that wave came through,” said Nat of his last-minute winning ticket. “Kerrzy had priority and I guess he didn’t think either of us could catch it, but I just put my head down and somehow got in there. It was my last chance so I just threw everything I had at it and ended up with the score. To be into the Quarters at Bells is a dream come true and I’ll do my best to bring it home for the goofy-footers.”

So, quarterfinalists are decided – who you dropping cheddar on? Find out what happens tomorrow, or watch the Heats On Demand, here.

RIP CURL PRO BELLS BEACH REMAINING ROUND 3 RESULTS:
Heat 4: 
Josh Kerr (AUS) 16.50 def. Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 14.17
Heat 5: Adrian Buchan (AUS) 17.47 def. Bede Durbidge (AUS) 17.16
Heat 6: Willian Cardoso (BRA) 16.66 def. Kelly Slater (USA) 14.96
Heat 7: Raoni Monteiro (BRA) 19.17 def. Joel Parkinson (AUS) 19.10
Heat 8: C.J. Hobgood (USA) 18.06 def. Damien Hobgood (USA) 17.74
Heat 9: Adriano de Souza (BRA) 18.67 def. Kolohe Andino (USA) 16.00
Heat 10: Filipe Toledo (BRA) 15.10 def. Gabriel Medina (BRA) 14.56
Heat 11: Jordy Smith (ZAF) 18.27 def. Alejo Muniz (BRA) 10.60
Heat 12: Mick Fanning (AUS) 18.50 def. Tiago Pires (PRT) 14.73

RIP CURL PRO BELLS BEACH ROUND 4 RESULTS:
Heat 1: 
Kai Otton (AUS) 15.87, Taj Burrow (AUS) 11.03, Nat Young (USA) 10.36
Heat 2: Willian Cardoso (BRA) 16.50, Josh Kerr (AUS) 16.40, Adrian Buchan (AUS) 16.00
Heat 3: Raoni Monteiro (BRA), C.J. Hobgood (USA), Adriano de Souza (BRA)
Heat 4: Jordy Smith (ZAF) 19.10, Filipe Toledo (BRA) 17.67, Mick Fanning (AUS) 17.03

RIP CURL PRO BELLS BEACH ROUND 5 RESULTS:
Heat 1: 
Taj Burrow (AUS) 16.23 def. Adriano Buchan (AUS) 15.33
Heat 2: Nat Young (USA) 15.50 ef. Josh Kerr (AUS) 15.13
Heat 3: Mick Fanning (AUS) 16.37 def. Raoni Monteiro (BRA) 14.63
Heat 4: Filipe Toledo (BRA) 18.34 def. C.J. Hobgood (USA) 12.94

RIP CURL PRO BELLS BEACH QUARTERFINAL MATCH-UPS:
QF 1: 
Kai Otton (AUS) vs. Taj Burrow (AUS)
QF 2: Willian Cardoso (BRA) vs. Nat Young (AUS)
QF 3: Adriano de Souza (BRA) vs. Mick Fanning (AUS)
QF 4: Jordy Smith (ZAF) vs. Filipe Toledo (BRA)

  • cheese

    felipe looks insane, the kid is dynamite

  • disqus_YdX2K4Gxhr

    Jordy a man on fire……

  • rocket_man

    In the quaters –> nat Young is from US and not AUS…..sry for beeing that german :D

  • James B

    Brazilian Storm is on the way, boys…

    • fuckoffjamesb

      For one event maybe, Look how they did on the gold coast

  • smakdown

    Filippe looks like the next Jadson..

  • Rudy

    Go Brazil!!

  • dcd

    Cardosa V Young in the quarters, didn’t see that happening.

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