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Think Jordy Smith Is Ready For J-Bay?

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Think Jordy Smith Is Ready For J-Bay?

Just like that, the longest gap between comps for the entire year is almost over. As of tomorrow, the Corona Open J-Bay waiting period will kick off. And everyone on tour’s waiting in anticipation from the comfort of their respective beachside homes along the South African pointbreak. Spending what time they have left before the first heat horn enjoying either the reeling surf out front or the safari grounds out back. A quick thumb-through of Instagram provides evidence. And induces a fit of jealousy in the process.

Enter Jordy Smith. After stopping by Stab’s US office, the current world number three hopped on a flight out of LAX to his home country. Wasting no time cruising through his favourite right-hander. Here’s some footage from the homecoming.