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Surfer Jordy Smith Perfects the Backflip for Upcoming Competitions

Tristan ThornburghSocial Media StaffSeptember 18, 2013

Always on the search for new, seemingly impossible moves to conquer, professional surfer Jordy Smith has done it again—with a backflip. And he made it look effortless.

Smith perfected the move while on a recent trip to his native South Africa to film his new movie, and he hopes it will send him to the top of the ASP rankings. Headed into this week's Hurley Pro competition, he was ranked No. 4 in the world.

Hat tip to GrindTV for the video. 

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