Fanning shines in Portugal

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Australia’s Mick Fanning edged out Jordy Smith of South Africa to clinch the Rip Curl Pro Portugal title on Monday.

The reigning three-time ASP World Champion took advantage of clean barrels in small waves at Peniche for his third title of the season.

This win sees him move into second place in the world championship behind Brazil’s Gabriel Medina while Kelly Slater of Australia is currently sitting in third place.