Born: February 11, 1972 Cocoa Beach, Florida USA

Residence: California, Florida, Hawaii USA

Height: 5 ft 8 in

Weight : 160 lbs

Years Active : 1989-Present

Achievements: Ranked 1st on the World Surf League: 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011

About:  Kelly Slater is an American professional surfer, author, actor, model, businessman, and innovator, best known for his unprecedented 11 world surfing championships. He is widely regarded as the greatest professional surfer of all time.


Surf's unpredictable and my life is based around what the waves are doing. That sounds like some burnout thing from the 1970s, but it's really true. I basically get up and live my life according to what the surf's doing.


Kelly Slater rippin at Bali, Indonesia.

The Best of Kelly Slater displaying his competitive prowess and style.

December 29, 2020 Kelly Slater rippin at Haleiwa  

Kely Slater explains the principle of hydrodynamics in surfing.

Kelly Slater having a fun sesh with the locals. Smiles all around.

Kelly Slater discusses the challenges facing the debut of surfing in the 2021Tokyo Olympics, and how wave technology could have helped.

Kelly Slater throws down and rips everywhere.

Random clips of Kelly Slater surfing.



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