“The two nights before the event, I couldn't sleep. I was so nervous”, recalls Kelly Slater as the champ reflects on the Future Classic, an invite only test event for Slater's Lemoore-based surf ranch.
The GOAT's man-made wave juggernaut sledgehammered into existence a few years back. And from then, it has continued to evolve into its latest iteration, featuring a left, changing contours and has a distinctly tropical hue. Anyway, let the champ recall all that went down when he invited the world's best surfers for an exclusive competition, just the other week.