Mick Fanning has never won a Vans Triple Crown of Surfing title or event. It's a shocking statistic, considering that the 29-year-old Australian is a two-time ASP World champion (2007, 2009) and won nine world tour events. Yet, a victory on the North Shore has eluded "White Lightning" during his eight years on the World Tour.
"As soon as I fell out of the (ASP World Championship) race, I shifted all of my focus to the Triple Crown. And this year, I really just want to win an event here in a Hawaii," said Fanning, a.k.a. "White Lightning," who is currently ranked sixth place on the World Tour.
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