Kelly Slater is about to embark on what appears to be his last season on the World Championship Tour. This might be the final chapter in a competitive career that has completely rewritten the record books.
If notices via social media are intended to be taken as scripture (which they are), then we do, and here are eleven reasons I’m grateful Kelly Slater is competing in 2017. Kelly is the king. Nobody can doubt that.
For the longest time, Kelly has had a way of pulling off magical comebacks at the end of big heats. He could need a 9. 5 with less than a minute on the clock, and the ocean would just seem to send him a wave.
It was a truly awesome moment shared by Kelly and friend Rob Machado, who was one of Slater’s biggest challengers at the time.
Read more here: The Inertia