Kelly Slater Is An Obsessive Board Design Freak
The Champ thoroughly breaks down two constructions of his Slater Designs Gamma at the Wave Ranch.
Almost three decades after sinking the masses to their tits on CI elf slippers, there’s still no one that can turn the needle on surfboard design like Kelly Slater.
Every time the guy puts out a few waves on a new experimental board, clip plays go wild and surf shops the world over scramble to make room in racks for curious tire-kickers, and more than a few loyal customers.
GOAT disciples will follow Kelly through Pam Anderson’s breasts, algae traction pads, and purple drank from day one to the very end.
Here Kelly breaks down the most, um, familiar high-performance design in the Slater Designs lineup, the Gamma, in two constructions—Helium and LFT.
We will let Mr Slater take it from here. Because, when Kelly speaks, we listen.
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