He is widely regarded as the greatest professional surfer of all time. My personal favorite was when he called kelly slater out for wearing the wrong colord belt but what was yours. Courtesy of kelly slater as the sport of surfing has evolved, so has kelly slater. Five questions for surfing legend kelly slater forbes. Our 7 favorite summer items from kelly slaters outerknown.
Kelly slater was born on february 11, 1972 in cocoa beach, florida, usa as robert kelly slater. One of my favorite things about this book is that is had small interviews from friends. Hi friend, in todays vlog i dicuss a topic that i have been following since it launch. Beachgrit favorite joel tudor wins the noosa longboard open. Kelly slater talked to from a new phone about how technology has changed his industry, his guilty pleasure app, and where the worlds best surfer goes for the worlds best waves.
Since a teenager he has been traveling the world chasing swells and competing in the best surf breaks in the world. The prophet and the tao of health, sex, and longevity. Phil jarratt has been a journalist, author, and editor for more than 30 years. Good choice and with his victory yesterday, joel tudor stands ready to change the history books, wiping kelly slaters name from what, i assume, is his most cherished. Jul 22, 2010 kelly slater has a new book out, titled for the love. No one knows ninetime world champion surfer kelly slater better than kelly himself. From the beach to the runway, the world of kelly slater the. We spend so much time daydreaming about our favorite hobbyritualpractice that it only. My husband is pretty much obssessed with kelly slater, but still found lots of stuff in the books which hes never seen before and didnt know about. Kelly slater is listed at 59 but that seem generous.
In 2016, as part of a part interview with graham bensinger, slater did a rare thing. Apart from his surfing career, he also involved in popular tv shows such as like baywatch, reality show the girls next door, and has starred in various surf films throughout his career. This includes career winnings and all of his commercial projects. Kelly slaters perfect wave brings surfing to a crossroads. Growing up looking at pipeline, then surfing it, florences favorite pro surfer was slater, a seventime champion of the pipe masters event. This book came out in 2008, when kelly slater was a mere 9time world champion. The time he got kelly slater to change an instagram caption. Brilliant fitness hacks from your favorite pro surfers. He earned the title of world champion an unprecedented 11 times, including a record five times consecutively 199498, and he was also the alltime leader in event wins. Tony hawk on his favorite gear, why he always carries his board, and more.
Kelly slaters guilty pleasure is still candy crush esquire. Kelly slater, a twotime sports illustrated feature subject regarded by many as the most dominant athlete in any sport, celebrates his 41st birthday. Below are a few of my favorite kelly slater quotes. Nov, 2018 kelly slater talked to from a new phone about how technology has changed his industry, his guilty pleasure app, and where the worlds best surfer goes for the worlds best waves. Did he ever win the united states surfing championships. When he has time he sings with his band, the surfers. So when kelly declares what his top 5 surf destinations are you pretty much know they are the best surf spots in the world. Kelly slaters favorite boogieboarders are mike stewart and damien martin. In this revealing and heartfelt tribute, written with surfing veteran phil jarratt, the worlds best surfer riffs on a life filled with big wins, big money, and big loves. Dec 06, 2018 robert kelly slater is one of the worlds best alltime surfers.
Robert kelly slater born february 11, 1972 is an american professional surfer, author, actor, model, businessman, and innovator, best known for his unprecedented 11 world surfing championships. Jack johnson is a singersongwriter who surfed oahus north shore with kelly slater as a teenager. He was the youngestever world champion and the oldestever world champion. Aug 25, 2016 courtesy of kelly slater as the sport of surfing has evolved, so has kelly slater. Dec 27, 2019 a machinemade wave could make surfing a conventional sportor destroy its spirit. Sixtime world surfing champion, actor, and american heartthrob kelly slater tells his inspiring story of triumph over adversity. Comments on discussion boards from them will be hidden by default. The king of surfing, kelly slater is the proud holder of an impressive. He is often seen playing guitar with eddie vedder and pearl jam, and he is a close friend of jack johnson. The ambassador of his sport profiles the life and career of competitive surfer, kelly slater print version record.
The event was put on by the world surf league and had a crowd of about 150 inviteonly. Oct 01, 2008 kelly slater, byname of robert kelly slater, born february 11, 1972, cocoa beach, florida, u. Kelly slater is 11 time world champion which is a record number of world title victories by far. Kelly slater has probably been to more surf destinations than anyone else on the planet. Dec 03, 2019 growing up looking at pipeline, then surfing it, florences favorite pro surfer was slater, a seventime champion of the pipe masters event. Robert kelly slater is one of the worlds best alltime surfers.
A machinemade wave could make surfing a conventional sportor destroy its spirit. Kelly slaters daughter taylor stays, for the most part, out of the public eye. Profile of kelly slaters support for charities including wildlife warriors worldwide, surfaid, and life rolls on foundation. Kelly slater books list of books by author kelly slater. Aug 25, 2017 kelly slaters daughter taylor stays, for the most part, out of the public eye. Whether covering contributions and achievements or notorious deeds, books in this series examine why these. Kelly slater is a worldchampion surfer who came out of semiretirement in 2002. If you want to read the best surf books, start here. We recently caught up with slater, 46, for a few questions at the. Randy scherer this series profiles the lives and careers of some of todays most prominent newsmakers. The 11time world champion, who won the title most recently in.
Could kelly slaters wave pool be used for healing purposes. Hes got long arms, broad shoulders, short legs, massive feet and hands. Oct 22, 2008 kelly slater is the most successful professional surfer in history. And then, the last guy were gonna play, isprobably my alltime favorite musical artist and thats stevie wonder. Kelly slater 2019 kelly slaters favorite things clip hbo. Isbn 9780811862226 environmentalism and philanthropy. Kelly slaters healthy eating habits world surf league. No one knows ninetime world champion surfer kelly slater better than k. He used to watch slater surf that break in the winter. As a pro, he won a record 11 world surf league championships.
Slater talks about love, spirituality, war, friends and of course, his stellar career. Its a telling, sincere and honest glance into the life of the ninetime world surfing champion. Professional surfer kelly slater takes viewers on a house tour in the new special 247 kelly slater. Here are 10 books from these lists that donald trump loves and recommends.
From beach blanket bingo to baywatch to blue crush, surfing has fascinated people for years, and kelly slater is the sports hottest star. Surfing is my religion by nick glass and natasha maguder. Profile of kelly slater s support for charities including wildlife warriors worldwide, surfaid, and life rolls on foundation. The ninetime world champion of the waves talks about his new book, kelly slater. The scariest is either jaws on maui, hawaii, or half moon bay at mavericks, california. Randy scherer profiles the life and career of competitive surfer, kelly slater. While kelly ripa is on vacation from her hosting duties at live with kelly and ryan, the 48yearold tv personality is enjoying time on the beach getting lost in a good book. You know, they just dont really make singers like this anymore. Our 7 favorite summer items from kelly slaters outerknown this link opens in a new window. Layne beachley from australia which is the most successful woman surfer of all times has 7 titles. Roadtripping kauai with pro surfer kelly slater huckberry. This beautifully produced book marks the first time slaters story has been told in full color, and reflects the latest twists and turns in an incredible. Remarkably, the 11time world champion is still spry one quarter century after his pro tour debut.
We have 28 articles about kelly slaters philanthropy. He lives in florida, hawaii, and australias gold coast. Its frustrating that i won three events both of those years 2012, 20 at good locations in good waves and ended up losing the title. He is also an actor and producer, known for the ultimate wave tahiti 2010, waveriders 2008, down the barrel 2007 and bra boys 2007. Born in cocoa beach, florida, in 1972, he used surfing to escape a difficult home life.
Feb 11, 2018 hi friend, in todays vlog i dicuss a topic that i have been following since it launch. From the beach to the runway, the world of kelly slater. Hawaiis northernmost island was the perfect proving ground for all our favorite spring gear, and we had the dream team to put it to the test. Kelly slater the greatest surfer of all times 360guide.
This beautifully produced book marks the first time slaters story has been told in full colour, and reflects the latest twists and turns in an incredible and. Slater is an advocate of a sustainable and clean living lifestyle. Website, robert kelly slater born february 11, 1972 is an american professional surfer, author, actor. See all books authored by kelly slater, including pipe dreams. Hes one of the worlds most popular surfers and his radical moves have revolutionized the sport. We have 28 articles about kelly slater s philanthropy.
I really fell in love with his album inner visions, which was, i think, the very first album that he totally produced and i think he played. Kelly slaters daughter made a hawaii video the inertia. I give my thoughts about the fact that this is not just a fun wave pool for. Kelly slater, american professional surfer widely considered the greatest surfer of all time. Beyond his freakish talent, his midcareer break, and the reinvention of his equipment, one of the biggest keys to slater s longevity has been his healthy living habits, especially when it comes to ea. Jan 12, 2016 kelly slater will be celebrating his 44th birthday in early february. Kelly slater is the most successful professional surfer in history.161 204 1100 470 22 1283 426 1419 936 1007 1011 862 637 676 1197 542 482 1330 348 1198 143 689 25 188 1458 1075 845 876 343 680 1485 134 191 50 649 912 1251 559 229 1204 570