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CONGRATULATIONS to Kelly Slater. Ten times ASP World Champion down in Puerto Rico at the Rip Curl Pro Search!

Average rating of 4.53 from 30 votes

Dunes (Puerto Rico)

Spot Location: Leeward Islands > Puerto Rico > Dunes (Puerto Rico)

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Kaptain Kook Nov 8, 2010 Rating: -1

Congrats to Kelly. He met me at long last, last year.

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Spongerdudette Nov 22, 2010 Rating: -1

Haha. Bet Kelly has gone away quite happy now that he has forefilled his ''achievment'' of meeting you Kapt ;))

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Kaptain Kook Nov 8, 2010 Rating: 1

Big,big achievment.

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mike jimenez Nov 7, 2010 Rating: -1

Great show for mr.Kelly Slater good luk on the next estep on you carear what ever will be I' have to said the Mr Slater is not my favore surfer but got to reaspec what he did for the sport!

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fletcher Nov 6, 2010 Rating: -1

18 years 10 titles he is surfings pioneer congrats kelly

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Trident Nov 11, 2010 Rating: -1

Just goes to show what an outdoor life and selective diet can do for ya!

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Paul Ogilvie Nov 6, 2010 Rating: 3

congrats to Kelly, best surfer ever hands down

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CatEmpire Nov 13, 2010 Rating: 1

If we're purely going on someone's surfing ability at this period of time then Dane has got to come top. Even Kelly has said that Dane is the best surfer in the world at the moment.

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Trident Nov 11, 2010 Rating: -1

Dunno Eggz, more to the point, can Dane do what Kelly can? Slater admits freely (and humbly) that Dane, Jordy, Wright + Co are the future, but they still can't beat him consistently for style and raw power, not yet anyway! Hats off to him, if he signs off now he leaves an apparently indomitable legacy. Congrats.

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eggsandwhich Nov 7, 2010 Rating: 0

Yeah , you're right , and you've got to admire how he's trying to embrace the new style too , encouraging all the young guys like Dane (though making damn sure he beats them when it matters!). Also he was throwing some pretty outrageous turns in the final , but I don't reckon even he could score a near 10 for a single turn wave (a la Reynolds)

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Grant Davis Nov 7, 2010 Rating: -1

Fair point I do agree with you that Dane's(and Jordy's) turns have surpassed Mr Slater. My point was lets say Kelly never existed, Do you think the current level of surfing would be where it is?

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eggsandwhich Nov 7, 2010 Rating: -1

sure , no doubt he is best ever , most consistent in any conditions , but you can see he sometimes tries to throw the same mental turns that Reynolds does , and doesnt quite manage it.

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Grant Davis Nov 7, 2010 Rating: 1

I believe Dane could not do what he does today if it wasn't for Kellys progression of the sport.

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goofybwoiii123 Nov 6, 2010 Rating: -1

Dane Reynolds easily my fave surfer but Kelly is consistent fair play to the big fella

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eggsandwhich Nov 6, 2010 Rating: -3

he cant do what Dane Reynolds can do though

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harveylegend Nov 6, 2010 Rating: 3

KS10. Legend, idol and ultimate sportsman

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drax Nov 6, 2010 Rating: -3

What about this photo Ed? Is this the "photo of the day" or the "news of the day" section?

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LooseGoose Nov 7, 2010 Rating: 1

good call

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Ed Magicseaweed Nov 6, 2010 Rating: 4


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finchy Nov 6, 2010 Rating: 2