Jordy Smith Paris Olympics 2024

South Africa will be represented by three competitors in the men’s and women’s surfing competition at the Paris Olympics 2024. Image: Trevor Moran/Red Bull Content Pool

Jordy Smith is a father, posts adorable picture of newborn son

South African surfing star Jordy Smith will be splitting his time between his surfboard and changing nappies for the next while.

Jordy Smith Paris Olympics 2024

South Africa will be represented by three competitors in the men’s and women’s surfing competition at the Paris Olympics 2024. Image: Trevor Moran/Red Bull Content Pool

South African surfing superstar Jordy Smith has posted an adorable picture of his new baby son.

Smith, who married wife Lyndall in 2014, took to Instagram to inform his nearly 600 000 followers that he is now a father.

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The Smiths have named their son Ziggy Ray.

Smith is a seven-time winner on the World Surf League (WSL) tour, including back-to-back victories at the Billabong Pro event at Jeffreys Bay in 2010 and 2011.

Smith has qualified to represent South Africa at next year’s postponed Tokyo Olympics where he will be among the favourites for a medal.

On Tuesday, Smith, 32, wrote on his social media pages: ZIGGY RAY SMITH – I got you boy ! @lyndall_m_smith you are the most amazing woman and I am forever grateful to you for bringing him into this world safe and sound. I love you and to all the moms out there…I salute you

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