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Kelly Slater

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  • Slater slays competition at U.S. Open of Surfing

    There was talk before the start of the U.S. Open of Surfing that 2011 could be the year of the Young Guns. Just days before Sunday's Men's final, former World Tour veteran and first-year contest director Pat O'Connell, felt the same way. But O'Connell...
  • Joe Surf: Jordy Smith shows potential to be the 'next Kelly Slater'

    There's a sports blog with a video clip on Yahoo! Sports titled "Jordy Smith pulls arguably the best surfing move ever." The move is called a "rodeo flip," and it's kind of a combination of a flip and a reverse 360. I know it's a sick move because...
  • Joe Surf: Old school surfing contest

    The best surfers in the world will be out here starting Sunday and throughout next week as the ASP World Tour makes a stop at Trestles. But for those who prefer going old school to the shredders on short boards, there is an alternative. The Doheny...
  • Joe Surf: Local surfer representing on World Junior Tour

    Joe Surf: Local surfer representing on World Junior Tour
    Oh, so close. Andrew Doheny of Newport Beach barely missed out on what would have been the biggest win of his young surfing career, losing in the final heat Tuesday at the Oakley World Pro Junior off the black sand beach in Canggu, Bali, Indonesia. As...
  • Joe Surf: He's a warrior for the water

    Joe Surf: He's a warrior for the water
    At first glance, one might see "Eco-Warrior" and think it's this summer's blockbuster with DiCaprio or Pitt or Affleck. No, it's just little ol' James Pribram trying to save the world. Don't think he can do it? Don't tell that to Maira Khan, whom...
  • Surfing star Slater to get key to city

    Surfer Kelly Slater may hail from Florida, but if he ever had any doubt that he's welcome in Huntington Beach, he'll know for sure Tuesday. That evening, Mayor Joe Carchio plans to present the 10-time world champion with the Key to Surf City....
  • Surfing Soapbox: It's Smith vs. Slater in Rip Curl Pro

    The Rip Curl Pro, which was held Wednesday at Peniche, Portugal, just completed Round 4 in punchy, rippable two- to three-foot waves at the backup venue known as Belgas. Surfers in the three-man, non-elimination round pushed the boundaries of high-...
  • City Lights: Slater handles himself like a pro

    I got to be a celebrity once, kind of. It wasn't at Barnes & Noble or the Academy Awards or anything like that, but at Girls Inc. of Orange County. I had covered a few stories there as the Daily Pilot's education reporter, and when I arrived to write...
  • City Lights: Al, like other celebrities, isn't that weird

    City Lights: Al, like other celebrities, isn't that weird
    As I've noted before, I don't get awed by meeting celebrities. Over the years, I've encountered Rainn Wilson, Giada de Laurentiis, Gillian Welch, Kelly Slater and a slew of others, and the feeling is always the same: a second or two of giddiness, followed...
  • Joe Surf: Now that Slater's got the city key, come on back to compete

    So last week, Huntington Beach gave Kelly Slater a key to the city. Well deserved. Didn't they name a street after him, too? You know, Slater Avenue, between Talbert and Warner avenues? Anyway, he deserves it. Some call him the best surfer ever, and...
  • Joe Surf: Women are the ones to watch at the US Open

    Joe Surf: Women are the ones to watch at the US Open
    More and more girls, young women and even not-so-young women are surfing these days, so it stands to reason that the professional women are on the rise as well. The US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach will have plenty of interesting storylines playing...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Slater now with 10,000-point lead

    It's not often that the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked surfers in the world square off against one another but in Peniche, Portugal, that is exactly what happened. The finals showdown included No. 2 Jordy Smith going up against not only the top surfer but more...