What Stick Was Kelly Slater Riding at Gold Coast?

Kelly Slater surfed very well in his very first Championship Tour (CT) event for 2017 at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast and had a quarterfinals finish giving him an equal fifth place in the Jeep Leaderboard Rankings. But what got us curious was the board he was using throughout the event. Could it be the Slater Designs Gamma model?

The Gamma model is still being finalized and it was first seen when Slater surfed it at the Hurley Pro Trestles at the CT last season.

Kelly Slater surfing the Gamma at Trestles in 2016:

Watch Kelly Slater’s epic exchange with Gabriel Medina at Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast 2017 below. Was he using the same Gamma model he used in Trestles?

We have no definite information yet as to when the Gamma model goes out to the market but many are excited about this new stick from Slater Designs.

Kelly Slater and Gamma Surfboard at Trestles last season. Kelly Slater Surfing The Gamma at Trestles last year. Slater Waxing his board at the Quiksilver Gold Coast Pro 2017 Was Slater using the same Gamma Surfboard at 2017 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast?
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Was Slater using the same Gamma Surfboard at 2017 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast? | Photo Credit: WSL

Following the success of the Sci-Fi, will this model gain the same popularity? We all have to wait to find out.

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