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Kelly Slater Test Drives The Banana In Pumping Tavarua

Just when you thought that board didn’t go, it totally redeems itself! 

cinema // May 3, 2016
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

There’s been much scrutiny over the rockered out Slater Designs Banana blade… The board either seems to go really well, or just awful. But when you put it under Kelly’s feet in pumping Cloudbreak and Restaurants, a second assessment is required. Inspired by the extreme rockered boards of Greg Webber and Shane Herring in the early 90’s, the Banana is a toned down, more user friendly adaptation. However in defense of said scrutiny, you could stick a waterlogged door beneath Mr Slater’s feet and he’ll still put on a clinic. 

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