Day one at Huntington Beach for US Open showed that Jordy hasn't lost any of his drive since his runner up finals appearance at home in the Mr Price Pro 6* Prime two weeks ago. Jordy breezed through to the 48 after a solid show of power & hi-fi performance in the tricky HB slop. Jordy has never won the US Open, but with another $100K up for grabs first prize and his focus in 2013 he won't want to finish bridesmaid in this one.
Jordy Smith won his heat and advanced into the next round.
Jordy & Lyndall hiding out in the VIP Competitors area.
Pre heat prep with Garth Tarlow & fellow O'Neill team rider Cory Lopez.
Keeping a close eye on the tricky HB lineup.
All eyes on seed no. 2 before he runs down through the crowd for his round 1 battle.