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Hometown hero Brett Simpson goes back-to-back at the US Open of Surfing. Photo: jackenglish.com

Hometown hero Brett Simpson goes back-to-back at the US Open of Surfing. Photo: jackenglish.com

7. Brett Simpson Repeats At The US Open Of Surfing

Proving that 2009 was no fluke, Huntington Beach’s own Brett Simpson won the biggest surf contest in the world again in 2010. Not since Occy did so in 85/86 had a surfer won the US Open in back-to-back years. Simpo’s list of scalps was impressive and included Dane Reynolds, Kelly Slater and Jordy Smith. Perhaps even more impressive was his whopping $200,000 in prize money he earned in just two events.

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