Kelly Slater Wins 11th
November 4, 2011 by staff
Slater, who competed in the Quiksilver Pro New York stayed in Long Beach, in September, only needed to win his first two heats to win the title. According to ESPN, Slater posted a heat score of 15.13, the removal of Daniel Ross for 0.73 in the second set to clinch the title in what is known as “cold and demanding conditions.”
“People always talk about my age,” Slater told The Australian? after his victory. “I have 39 going 40 in a few months and, for me, that’s literally just a number If you can prove people wrong and stay healthy -. To me, I do not see why I can not be 50 better shape than at this time, and I think I’ll be. ”
The Florida native had a bad start for the 2011 season and found himself on the outside of any chance to win a title, but a strong August he returned to the game ahead of the Quiksilver Pro New York stayed in Long Beach.
According to ESPN:
Now, back in the fight for the title – but still a relatively distant threat – it would finish second in the Quiksilver Pro New York, and wins the Hurley Pro in California (Owen met Australia in the three finals Wright , setting a new benchmark ASP). Then a second at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal in early October, but all sealed the deal.
Despite falling at the end of Wright, Slater became a fan favorite in the back of Long Beach in September after captivate residents and over again. He fixed the only perfect score of the competition with an incredible 360 ??big air (see video).
After the Quiksilver Pro New York wrapped, Slater and other pro surfers stuck around a little more and joined local firefighters and police officers riding their boards side by side in the finest Surf Challenge vs Brave.
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