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The Bells Beach Surf Classic aka the Rip Curl Pro is a surfing competition which has been held annually at Easter time at Bells Beach, Victoria continuously since 1961[1], becoming a professional competition in 1973. The trophy is in the form of a bell, for the name of the beach.

Winners[]

Year Men's Women's
1973 Michael Peterson  
1974 Michael Peterson  
1975 Michael Peterson  
1976 Jeff Hakman  
1977 Simon Anderson  
1978 Mark Richards  
1979 Mark Richards  
1980 Mark Richards  
1981 Simon Anderson  
1982 Mark Richards
(total 4)
 
1983 Joe Engel  
1984 Cheyne Horan  
1985 Tom Curren  
1986 Tom Carroll  
1987 Nick Wood  
1988 Damien Hardman  
1989 Martin Potter  
1990 Tom Curren  
1991 Barton Lynch  
1992 Richie Collins  
1993 Damien Hardman  
1994 Kelly Slater  
1995 Sunny Garcia  
1996 Sunny Garcia  
1997 Matt Hoy  
1998 Mark Occhilupo  
1999 Shane Dorian  
2000 Sunny Garcia  
2001 Mick Fanning  
2002 Andy Irons  
2003 Andy Irons  
2004 Joel Parkinson  
2005 Trent Munro  
2006 Kelly Slater  
2007 Taj Burrow  
2008 Kelly Slater  

References[]

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