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Surfing event opens in Rio amid water pollution worries

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Many of the world's top surfers were in Rio de Janeiro for a major surfing competition that kicked off Tuesday amid persistent worries about the city's polluted waters. Kelly Slater of the United States and Brazilian star Gabriel Medina were among those competing at the Oi Rio Pro event, which is taking place through May 22 on Rio's Barra da Tijuca beach. The...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Speculation over Slater retirement after Instagram post

BELLS BEACH, Australia (AP) Kelly Slater caused a stir in the surfing world on Thursday when the 11-time world champion suggested in an Instagram post that the Bells Beach event in Australia might be his last before retiring. The 43-year-old American said in the post that ''big decisions in life don't come easy and it's taken a lot of quiet time and personal introspection to come...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Surfer Kelly Slater Joins COBRA PUMA Golf Family

COBRA PUMA Golf has announced a new addition to its family — legendary surfer and golf nut Kelly Slater.  In a press release Tuesday, the company announced that Slater would be joining the company as a brand ambassador and would be using and wearing CORBA PUMA gear at this week’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.  Related Links: COBRA PUMA At The 2015 PGA Show | 5 Questions...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Kelly Slater Just Landed A 540, Possibly a 720, at Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal

Kelly Slater landed a 540, and quite possibly a 720, at Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal.Surfing Magazine writes, "Just now, during a lay day at the 2014 Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal, Kelly landed a 540. Or a 720. Or something. It serves as a blatant reminder that he is still the best man to ever set foot on a surfboard, and it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time — you know,...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Scott heads into hibernation for six-week break from golf

As badly as Adam Scott needs to get away from golf, he was in no rush to leave paradise. Not long after the Masters champion wrapped up his final round at the Sony Open only 10 minutes away from the shores of Waikiki Beach, he was headed to the Big Island with surf champion Kelly Slater and his crew to take in some surf, sun and maybe even a little golf. No doubt, Scott is on a...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot 100: Kelly Slater Photos

No. 14: Kelly Slater Kelly Slater is one of the world’s best and most popular surfers, and an 11-time ASP World Tour champion. In his time not spent surfing, Slater loves to golf and play the guitar, and he is a very powerful spokesperson for suicide prevention awareness. He finds himself as our 14th-hottest male in sports for 2013. Next On The Hot 100: AJ McCarron >>>...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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