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Aussie surfer Taj Burrow wins 2010 Breaka Burleigh Pro
Taj Burrow : photo Robertson/ASP Australasia

Breaka Burleigh Surf Pro

ASP 4-Star WQS Men's event
Burleigh Heads, Queensland
17 - 21 February 2010

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Mick Fanning Begins his 2010 Season At The Breaka Burleigh Pro!

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 21 February, 2010 : - - Gold Coast Queensland: Taj Burrow (AUS) today etched his name into the history books, claiming the inaugral 2010 Association Of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Qualifying Series (WQS) 4-Star, Breaka Burleigh Pro. Burrow defeated Josh Kerr (AUS), Owen Wright (AUS) and Dusty Payne (HAW) who finished second to fourth respectively in an exhilarating four-man final.

Burrow exploded out of the gates with a blistering 9.10 (out of a possible 10), going on to register a combined two-wave total of 17.30 (out of a possible 20) to Kerr’s 15.67, Wright’s 14.60 and Payne’s 8.73. “It’s so great to be back at Burleigh Heads, I’ve spent a lot of time here over the years and it’s such a great wave, so to be able to win the very first competition here in so long is just great,” Burrow said.

“The whole event has been epic…the waves were great and it was some of the most high performance surfing I’ve seen, there was so many aerials and all the competitors were just going so big…it was awesome to be a part of,” he said. Burrow thrilled thousands of spectators lining Burleigh Heads in what is the first professional surfing event to be staged at the iconic break in almost 10 years.

In a dream preparation, Burrow who also won last year’s ASP World Tour season ending Pipeline Masters, will now head into next week’s first ASP World Tour event of 2010 at Snapper Rocks as one of the hot favorites. “This is the ideal start to the season for me and I feel more ready than ever for the season ahead.”


Josh Kerr : : photo Robertson/ASP Australasia


Huge crowds flooded Burleigh Heads to watch the world’s best surfers on the event’s final day, with spectators and organisers likening the occasion to the iconic “Stubbies” events of the 1970’s. 

Results – Day Five

Semi-Final One:
Owen Wright (AUS) 19.77
Josh Kerr (AUS) 15.76
James Wood (AUS) 15.20
Brent Dorrington (AUS) 13.00
Semi-Final Two:
Dusty Payne (HAW) 16.50
Taj Burrow (AUS) 15.30
Granger Larson (HAW) 11.00
Jay Thompson (AUS) 10.67

Taj Burrow (AUS) 17.30
Josh Kerr (AUS) 15.67
Owen Wright (AUS) 14.60
Dusty Payne (AUS) 8.73

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Check the current One World Ratings (1-45 are current World Tour Top 45)

46 Muniz,Alejo BRA
47 Monteiro,Raoni BRA
48 Dantas,Wiggolly BRA
49 Bettero,Hizunome BRA
50 Alves,Heitor BRA
51 Duru,Joan FRA
52 Cardoso,Willian BRA
52 Neves,Leonardo BRA
54 Fernandes,Gustavo BRA
55 Nicol,Yadin AUS
56 Collazo,Hodei EUK
56 Farney,Marcio BRA
58 Zietz,Sebastien HAW
58 Jhones,Alan BRA
60 Atkinson,Dion AUS
61 Palmboom,Rudy ZAF
62 Rosa,Peterson BRA
63 O'Brien,Jamie HAW
64 Picon,Michael FRA
65 Henrique,Pedro BRA
66 Bastos,Leandro BRA
67 Acero,Eneko EUK
67 Batista,Halley BRA
67 Rosa,Diego BRA
67 Nakagima,Flavio BRA
67 Hermes,Tomas BRA
72 Paulino,Pablo BRA
73 Ware,Austin USA
74 Larsen,Granger HAW
75 Dornelles,Rodrigo BRA
75 Meister,Torrey HAW
77 Vargas,Jeronimo BRA
78 Riou,Alain PYF
79 Bryson,Royden ZAF
79 Curran,Nathaniel USA
79 Toth,Brian PRI
82 Belo,Jano BRA
83 Tamberg,Patrick BRA
84 Graves,Dylan PRI
85 Walsh,Anthony AUS
86 De Souza,Thiago BRA
87 Benson,Tonino HAW
87 Brown,Charlie BRA
89 Waring,Chris USA
90 Max,John BRA
91 Camarao,Thiago BRA
91 Ettinger,Brad USA
91 Pereira,Heitor BRA
91 Miranda,Bernardo BRA
91 Pupo,Miguel BRA
91 Silva,Itim BRA
97 Mathews,Mark AUS
98 Moura,Paulo BRA
98 Sodre,Yuri BRA
98 Cloitre,Romain FRA
101 Faria,Junior BRA

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The Breaka Burleigh Pro is proudly supported by Breaka Flavoured Milk, ASP Australasia, Channel 7,, Nova 106.9fm, SEA FM, Ooh!, Coastalwatch, Australia’s Surfing Life Magazine, GCCC, XXXX Summer Bright Lager, and Surfing Queensland.

Previous reports:
# 1 :
Breaka Burleigh Surf Pro throws wildcard competition
# 2 : World Tour surfers dropping in on Breaka Burleigh Pro
# 3 :
Nick Wood, other shock wildcards hit Breaka Burleigh Pro

# 4 : Gudauskas bros go big as Breaka Burleigh Pro kicks off
# 5 : Day two of Breaka Burleigh Pro all about Oz youngsters 
# 6 : Mark Occhilupo headlines Day 3 of Breaka Burleigh Pro

# 7 : Mick Fanning begins season at the Breaka Burleigh Pro

About Breaka
Breaka was first launched in 1978 and quickly became a Queensland favourite. Today it is available in a range of flavours, including Chocolate, Iced Coffee, Strawberry, Vanilla Malt, Strong Iced Coffee and Lime, in a variety of pack sizes to suit every occasion, from 300ml to 3 Litre. Breaka Lite, which is 99% fat free, is also available in Chocolate and Iced Coffee.

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