Feature: Interesting Things About Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater is a name that is definitely part of the surfing world’s hall of fame. But beyond all the chatter, the blinding lights of fame, and the media attention associated with the name, there are interesting things about Kelly Slater that you may have never come across before.

And if you did, you will be reminded of how extraordinary and noteworthy, this guy has been all these years.

Here is the list:

#1: Kelly was broke when he became world champion at the age of 21.

#2: Kelly was embarrassed to be on Baywatch

#3: Kelly defeated guys that were double his age when he was a kid.

#4: He nearly got killed by a wipeout.

#5: He was forced to “man up” following the death of his father.