After nearly a decade on Tour, however, Kerr hung up the jersey to enjoy the fruits of his labor. “Retirement,” however, doesn’t mean Kerr’s sitting around playing boggle in the old folks’ home. “It’s funny,” Kerr says. “People always take that retirement concept in surfing pretty literally.
Well, whatever he wants, basically. “That’s why I retired,” he says while looking at a firing lineup. “So I can come and be at places like this! ” It’s not all about waves, though—Kerr’s family is the real gold watch. “It was like, ‘how can I work out a world where I get to stay with my family and transition into that side more? ” he asked himself.
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