Add in high-profile relationships with Pamela Anderson, Cameron Diaz and Gisele Bundchen, and it’s no wonder he’s the most recognised surfer on the planet.
What is it about surfing that drives people to give up the nine-to-five existence? The thing that makes it such a driver or lifestyle is it offers real freedom. At this stage of my life Iâm definitely not trying to be the most stylish dude out there.
On any given day, surfers can think there might be potential for real thrills and excitement and pleasure. You know, I just try not to smell and I try to wear things that match. You are collaborating with your sponsor, Quiksilver, to design a new range of clothes.
There's little doubt he's getting it on with Bar Refaeli.
In fact, Israeli police detained the eight-time world surfing champion early Saturday after a scuffle with entertainment news reporters who were trying to take pictures of him with the Israeli supermodel who used to date Leonardo Di Caprio.
"I was like, you think that helped him or hurt him?
Slater won his first world title in 1992 (at 20) and his most recent in 2011 (at 39).
A confessed teetotaller, Slater disagreed when a snowboarder was stripped of his medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics after testing positive for marijuana.
feature subject regarded by many as the most dominant athlete in any sport, celebrates his 41st birthday today.
Here are 17 things you might not know about the 11-time world champion.
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Former Baywatch star Kelly Slater, 38, won his tenth surfing world title, earning the Floridian comparisons with the greatest athletes of all time.