Kelly Slater Wins Surfing World Title — For Real This Time

After last week's embarrassing mixup where Kelly Slater was prematurely crowned the world champion, surfing fans flocked to Ocean Beach on Sunday to watch the 39-year-old surfer win the Rip Curl Pro … again.

Slater clinched the title (for real) four days after the Association of Surfing Professionals miscalculated, mistakenly awarding him the 2011 world championship. The group recanted and apologized, stating that Slater would have to win one more heat before he was actually declared the champ.

And win he did.

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