Huntington's favourite son wins again
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 9 August, 2010 : - - This marks the 2nd year in a row that Brett takes home a $100,000 check after taking down a host of the worlds best in front of his home crowd of hundreds of thousands of fans. Two in a row-this is the stuff that you dont even dream about, adds Brett.
Check final day highlights, as well as Brett wearing the new Experience 2s, coming out soon. Along with Brett, Mick Fanning just barely lost in the semifinals, but surfed consistent and solid throughout the entire event. Ace Buchan took down some heavies, when he faced Kelly Slater and Dragons own Rob Machado, in a high anticipated, action packed heat.
This marks only the second time that a surfer has one back-to-back US Open championships since Mark Occhilupo in 1985-86. This gives Brett the much needed confidence heading to Tahiti where shortly after, the tour gets cut down to the top 32 surfers.
ETNIES CONGRATULATES BRETT SIMPSON'S SECOND US OPEN WIN
etnies is proud to share that surfer Brett Simpson won the 2010 US Open of Surfing, marking the second year in a row that Simpo dominated the world-famous contest and took home $100,000. Defeating Jordy Smith in the finals, the Huntington Beach natives win made him the first back-to-back US Open winner in more than 20 years.
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