Bierke was under water for about 45 seconds, taking on litres of sea water.
Whether you were glued to the Quik Pro webcast, on location, or simply indulged in a spot of social media voyeurism, it was hard not to notice some legit care factor from Kelly Slater, the man surfing his twenty-something season opener. The 11x World Champ appeared to be all-in.
Kelly Slater, has sparked controversy by calling for a shark cull around the Indian Ocean island of Reunion after the 20th shark attack since 2011 occurred earlier this week and killed a bodyboarder.
The North Shore’s most famous wave is ringing in the New Year with the best surfers in the world, including Kelly Slater, Russell Bierke, John John Florence, Mark Healy, and more, scored the best wave in the world.
Kelly Slater, an 11-time world champion, shows in the accompanying footage that sometimes a river will do just fine. He enjoyed the rare event that happens a couple times each winter: when the Waimea River mouth can be dug out to create a standing, surfable wave.
While John John Florence was being handed his first World Title trophy, 11x World Champion Kelly Slater could be seen taking it all in perched on the tower above. Slater beamed with pride as his star pupil was officially anointed the master. The whole scene inspired Slater, who took a few minutes afterwards to reflect on his own season, and how the next generation is keeping him in the game.
Kelly Slater (USA) has won theBillabong Pro Tahiti after defeating John John Florence (HAW) in the Final in eight-to-ten foot surf at Teahupo’o. The final day of competition at Stop No. 7 of 11 on the 2016 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT) has been treated to incredible performances by the world’s […]
Kelly Slater is offering two golden tickets for you and a buddy to travel to Lemoore, California and spend two days surfing perfect waves with Kelly and some of the world’s best.
Kelly Slater and a collection of pro surfers took Hawaiian Airlines to task on Instagram over what they perceived as unfair board bag fee policies by the airline.
WSL Holdings, the parent company of the World Surf League (WSL), today announced an agreement in principle to acquire a majority stake in the Kelly Slater Wave Company (KSWC). The partnership between the WSL and KSWC will be dedicated to promoting the growth of high-performance surfing around the world. KSWC’s revolutionary technology creates a number […]