Todd Glaser Recalls Kelly Slater’s First Session in His Wave Pool – Slater trunked 48 degree water to get the shot

Slater was fresh off a plane from Fiji, where he was probably packing organic Cloudbreak pits in 80 degree water, a stark contrast to the pool’s winter temp of 48 degrees.

SURFER staff photographer Todd Glaser has captured some of the most memorable moments of Kelly Slater’s illustrious surf career.

Wanting to be the first surfer tubed in the tub while wearing boardshorts, Slater Wim Hoffed his way through the brain freeze to nail the shot.

Among them is Slater’s first session at, what you now know and love, The Surf Ranch, but was simply referred to as “Kelly’s Pool” at the time.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

Todd Glaser Recalls Kelly Slater’s First Session in His Wave Pool   Slater trunked 48 degree water to get the shot surf photo  Todd Glaser Recalls Kelly Slater’s First Session in His Wave Pool   Slater trunked 48 degree water to get the shot surf photo  Todd Glaser Recalls Kelly Slater’s First Session in His Wave Pool   Slater trunked 48 degree water to get the shot surf photo

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