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Man credits higher power for surfer Kelly Slater saving wife, baby from wave

Kelly Slater: 11-time World Surf League champion and ... guardian angel?A man credited "the surf gods" for putting Slater in the right place at the right time to "save my wife and kid who were swept across a road by a freak wave" on Kamehameha Higheway this week in Oahu, Hawaii.Photographer Chris Whitey thanked Slater in an Instagram post, while providing some scary details in his comments.
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Slater: Punish surfers for pot? Harsh, bro

Surfing legend Kelly Slater is happy to submit to random drug tests, but has queried whether using marijuana should be a punishable offense in sport. The 11-time world champion is in Australia for the start of the World Tour, which opens this weekend with the Quiksilver Pro on the Gold Coast, 50 miles south of Brisbane on Australia's east coast. It will be the first event to fall...
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February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Surf champ Slater to the defense

Eleven time world surfing champion Kelly Slater says he may travel to Chicago to attend the court hearing of a local surfer who police arrested this week for ... surfing. Rex Flodstrom, 40, was arrested Tuesday for catching small, freezing waves at Oak Street Beach in Chicago, a beach on Lake Michigan where city officials have decreed that surfing is illegal, myFOXchicago.com reported...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Slater wins record 11th surfing crown

As tradition would have it, Kelly Slater waited until the final two minutes of his heat to knock off the competition and win a record 11th world surfing crown in San Francisco Wednesday. The 39-year-old American had trailed Australia's Daniel Ross for 25 minutes of their third-round heat at the RipCurl Pro at Ocean Beach. Then Slater took a conventional right-hand wave and carved...
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November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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