|JOHN JOHN FLORENCE||GABRIEL MEDINA|
|22/ Oahu, Hawaii||AGE/HOMETOWN||21/ Maresius, Brazil|
|JJF||NICKNAME||The Freak Kid|
|Third overall in '14; won the Quiksilver Pro||TOUR SUCCESS||World champ in '14; he and Slater only under-21 winners|
|Tops in Surfer magazine's '14 poll, ending Slater's 10-year run||POPULARITY||One of Brazil's biggest TV networks, GLOBO, started covering surfing last August|
|Barrels; first surfed Pipeline when he was five||SIGNATURE STRENGTH||Aerials; pulled off arguably the best backflip ever|
|"The pinnacle of surfing for me is to have a heat against this guy in big barrels."||KELLY SAYS||"He's passed every test. He doesn't really have a weakness."|
|Implied textual repartee with Taylor Swift||CONTROVERSY||Stormed off after finishing second at the '12 Rip Curl Pro|
THEY SAID IT
"I guess I make them mad."
Blue Jackets center after his scrap last Thursday with Sidney Crosby made him the only player in the NHL to fight both the Penguins' star and the Capitals' Alexander Ovechkin.