Outside – Why Kelly Slater is Still the World’s Greatest Surfer at 42

I realize we may come off as Slater-worshippers here, but c’mon, what surfer isn’t one? It can’t be noted enough that Kelly is in a league of his own at age 42 in a tight race for the current world title and being the oldest (and formerly youngest) pro athlete to win surfing world titles. In regards to the 720 (or 540) he pulled off in Portugal, Michael Roberts claims, “What he did on that windy day in Portugal would have been like Michael Jordan winning the NBA slam-dunk contest while playing for the Washington Wizards—if Jordan was also still contending for a championship and an MVP award.” Read this great article that got the champ the cover of Outside Mag here:

www.outsideonline.com

Matt Titone

A goofy-footed graphic designer who hails from the first state, Delaware. After attending Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL then graduating from SCAD in Savannah, GA with a BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration, Matt moved to NYC and found work as a freelance designer and art director. In 2006 he moved west to Venice, CA where he co-founded ITAL/C Studio, constantly seeks left hand point breaks, and tries very hard to avoid crowds & traffic.

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