Every move Jordy Smith makes is under scrutiny going into the MEO Rip Curl Pro, Portugal. Sitting at number two on the Jeep Leader board, Jordy has relinquished control of the title race to John John Florence. Will Jordy surf better from second or will the lanky natural footer watch his world title dreams slip further away in the unpredictable Portuguese beach breaks? Jordy’s form looks solid in this clip and many fans will be happy to see him launch beyond the lip; a risk he has been reluctant to take in recent heats. 

Clip by Tiago Segurado