Kelly Slater running La Graviere, France
And now we’re down to eight men at the Quiksilver Pro, France and Kelly Slater is one of those men. Just like he was always gonna be. Kelly is yet to put in any standout performances, which is kinda scary because it means he hasn’t peaked yet. Now, it’s worth noting that Kelly’s surfing against Filipe […]
And now we’re down to eight men at the Quiksilver Pro, France and Kelly Slater is one of those men. Just like he was always gonna be. Kelly is yet to put in any standout performances, which is kinda scary because it means he hasn’t peaked yet. Now, it’s worth noting that Kelly’s surfing against Filipe Toledo in the quarters, because unlike Kelly, Filipe has be putting in frequent standout performances. And if Kelly’s good at anything (he’s good at a lot), it’s rising to the challenge of a talented young threat. But aside from all of that, let us just enjoy this moment: Kelly Slater driving through a La Graviere beachbreak. Especially since, according to him, it’s a lucky moment: “The waves were not really good, it’s a bummer but there’s not much we can do about it, with the tide’s pretty low it’s just closing out,” said Kelly. “The direction the wave comes in just won’t allow them to peak up anywhere, so it’s just a flip of a coin and hoping that something happens out there for you.”
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