Whether you were glued to the Quik Pro webcast, onsite, or simply indulged in a spot of social media voyeurism, it was hard not to notice some legit care factor from the man surfing his twenty somethingth season opener on the Coast of Gold. The 11 time World Champ is all in.
Mid-way through the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast 2017, a surf website carried a story questioning Kelly Slater’s choice of equipment. one of the more succinct responses came from that prolific, yet apparently shy author, Anon.
So when the Internet’s new favourite coach/straight talker Geno Auriemma gave his impressive speech last week, he probably didn’t have Slater circa March 2017 one star displaying the modern malaise of lacking application.
If athlete apathy is the enemy of the sports fan, the surf world has a friend in Kelly Slater 2017.
Read more here: Surf Europe