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  Kelly Slater Biography | Pro Surfer | Surfing Video Game | Surf Movies | Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Kelly Slater first jumped on a surfboard when he was a kid near his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida.
Kelly Slater took the sport to a new level by trying "skate style" tricks and going for big air off waves - rather than the long elegant carves, which was the style of most old-skool surfers.
Kelly's surf skills are a little rusty but he's managed to stay in the top 20 on the tour for most of the season.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p2525.htm   (453 words)

 Kelly Slater - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Kelly Slater February 11, 1972, Cocoa Beach, Florida) is the most successful professional surfer in the history of the sport.
Slater is an eight time world champion, and competed in the X-Games in 2003 and 2004.
In 2004 Slater was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World, and has modeled for Versace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kelly_Slater   (498 words)

 Seaspecs - Kelly Slater Links
Kelly Slater (born Robert Kelly Slater on February 11, 1972) from Cocoa Beach, Florida is the most successful professional surfer in the history of the sport.
Kelly is a seven-time world champion (1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005) and took many modern surfing moves to a new level.
Kelly is the first to have a perfect heat since the two-wave scoring system was implemented.
www.seaspecs.com /html/link_cats/KellySlaterLinks.html   (250 words)

Slater got his feet wet on the bunny slopes of Cocoa Beach, a sleepy Central Florida town made famous by a sexy, prime-time genie in the '60s.
Cocoa Beach, in Slater's estimation, is as good a place as any to inherit a solid foundation as a surfer.
Kelly Slater in Black and White, a 30-minute Quiksilver promo video, was the first public offering of his explosiveness and creativity.
hsssurf.com /hall/inductees/kelly/kellyslater.htm   (564 words)

 Kelly Slater Wins Unprecedented Eight Foster's ASP Men's World Tour Crown - Lat34.com
Slater claimed that after the two wins in the opening events he had found new momentum and after a rib injury held him out of the Globe WCT in Fiji, he began to muster for an all out assault.
Slater was the youngest to claim the title at 20 years of age and is now the oldest champion at 34 years of age.
For more quotes from Slater during the event go to the media centre of www.aspworldtour.com For all of Kelly Slater’s transcribed quotes from every event this year, go to WCT events and click on the individual event pages and go to the media centre within the mini site.
www.lat34.com /kelly_slater_wins   (1759 words)

 Kelly Slater Bio - Kelly Slater Biography - Kelly Slater Stories
Kelly is a seven-time surfing world champion (1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005) and took many modern surfing moves to a new level.
Kelly says, "To receive a 10-point ride is a blessing in itself, but to have it honored by giving to those who could use a little support to accomplish the things they want to do in life is a bigger blessing...
Kelly is known as the Michael Jordan of surfing.
www.tv.com /kelly-slater/person/33756/biography.html   (422 words)

 Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer for PC Review - PC Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer Review
Kelly Slater does the subject matter right by including responsive control, consistently good visuals, and a distinct sense of style.
Kelly Slater already had its moment in the sun a little over a year ago on the GameCube, PlayStation 2, and Xbox, but Aspyr's solid PC port of the game, which features some cleaned up visuals, keeps things fresh.
While the mechanics in Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer aren't incredibly original, they're smooth and responsive, and the game makes good use of them, creating what is easily the deepest surfing experience to be had on a PC.
www.gamespot.com /pc/sports/kellyslatersprosurfer/review.html   (965 words)

 Amazon.ca: Pipe Dreams: A Surfer's Journey: Books: Kelly Slater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Slater also explains his various career moves, such as his stint as a regular on Baywatch, and the ups and downs of his love life -- from his on-again, off-again romance with Pamela Anderson to Bree, his first love, and their broken engagement.
I know that Kelly Slater was at the heart of a revolution in the way competitors viewed each other, as friends, as fellow artist and musicians, and as renassaisance men.
Kelly is arguably the best surfer of all time, but in a sport of mad men and larger that life characters he comes across as a bore.
www.amazon.ca /Pipe-Dreams-Surfers-Kelly-Slater/dp/0060096292   (1410 words)

 KELLY SLATER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Just because Kelly Slater is a five time world champion surfer, driven by aggression; a man who carves into waves, throwing huge sprays, and catching more air off a wave than most kids can get off skating vert ramps, doesn’t mean his music should be loud, raunchy, meaningless blather.
It wasn’t the fact that Rob, Kelly, and Peter were celebrities in the surfing world, it was their way of life, the constant travel, and the never-ending experiences.
Kelly wrote 'Anything For You' to deal with some differences he’s had with his mother in the past.
www.eastcoastwahines.com /archives/kelly.html   (1392 words)

 Outside Online - Kelly Slater | Outside Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
A fl-and-white mutt trots by and Slater snaps his fingers and whistles, much more engaged by the dog—who comes wagging over—than by the attentions of a photographer and his three assistants, who are busily prepping him for a portrait shoot.
Slater keeps shading his eyes and squinting to the north to see how the waves are breaking at Zuma, a popular surf spot.
Slater is the millionaire poster boy of the new school, which cuts skate-rat maneuvers on the lip of the wave with potato-chip boards and busts air out of a sea of froth in magazine ads to demonstrate the superiority of a particular line of apparel.
outside.away.com /magazine/0599/9905slater.html   (1003 words)

 :: Kelly Slater Invitational ::
Slater's effortless style in the water is a unique combination of elegant grace and unbridled aggression.
Since first joining the pro-ranks at age twenty, Slater has been able to balance repeated victories in worldwide competitions with the true soul and freedom of surfing as a life-affirming passion.
With seven ASP World Titles, global surfing adventures, and an ocean of media attention, Kelly Slater has evolved from a World Champion Surfer to a cultural icon of his generation.
www.kellyslaterinvitational.com /about   (313 words)

 Amazon.com: Pipe Dreams: A Surfer's Journey: Books: Kelly Slater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Slater and his brother, Sean, were raised by their suddenly single mother, who struggled to support two young sons.
Although Kelly was dating somebody else he still took responsibility for his child and although he isn't around for her all the time he didn't block her out of his life completely.
Kelly is one of the smartest surfers on tour, and this is part of the reason he's won as much as he has.
www.amazon.com /Pipe-Dreams-Surfers-Kelly-Slater/dp/0060096314   (2199 words)

 Surfhistory.com - Biographies: Kelly Slater
Kelly Slater has been called the greatest surfer of all time.
After racking up 5 world titles in a row, Slater has eased up and surfs only a few ASP events, choosing instead to concentrate on surfing the world's best waves anytime he wants, effectively bowing out of the championship race...
For an in-depth look at Kelly Slater, order the video "Tom Curren / Kelly Slater" from our Biographies collection.
www.surfhistory.com /html/profiles/slater.html   (238 words)

 Kelly Slater Interview SURFER magazine 2005
When Kelly Slater rejoined the ASP World Championship Tour in 2002 legions of surf fans rejoiced at the notion of a triumphant comeback run.
Yet for Kelly Slater, the storied comeback dream was quickly dealt a lethal blow in 2002 when his father fell terminally ill, effectively removing him from the race.
KELLY SLATER: Yeah, but I’m still around all the same people, and things haven’t really slowed down, so it was close in proximity and time.
surfermag.com /features/onlineexclusives/slater05   (1724 words)

 GamingWorld X - Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer Review
Kelly Slater himself plays a large part in the presentation of the game and his role goes far beyond the simple fact that his name and face are on the box.
From an outstanding intro movie narrated by Kelly, to his understated editorial on each of the 16 various locales in the game, to his voicemail briefing and pep talk before each level, he’s all over it and the results are choice.
There’s even a 30 min vid called, “Kelly Slater’s Pipeline Sessions”, where he and 4 other dudes from the game head to the north shore of Oahu for week full of beach-front surfing and gaming.
www.gamingworldx.com /ps2/KellySlatersProSurfer.shtml   (1301 words)

 Kelly Slater claims record breaking 8th world surfing title
Kelly Slater clinched his record eighth ASP world championship title in Mundaka
While Friday the 13th may be unlucky for some, Slater’s road to the title at Mundaka was made easier when Parkinson took out fellow Australian Mick Fanning in their quarter-final match-up to reduce the contenders to three.
Mais le Champion du Monde en titre, Kelly Slater, est resté concentré sur son objectif et le duo australien n’est pas parvenu à stopper son irrésistible ascension en Espagne.
www.surfersvillage.com /surfing/24192/news.htm   (1299 words)

 Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer :: Computer :: Review :: DreamStation.cc
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer is the third game brought to PC by Aspyr.
The game is narrated by Kelly Slater whose voice has a very laid back tone to go with the game.
Kelly Slater's graphics run at 60 FPS with no noticeable slowdowns or breakups.
www.dreamstation.cc /reviews/computer/kelly_slater_pro_surfer   (922 words)

 Bobby Martinez defeats Kelly Slater to win Billabong Pro
Martinez however was in no way intimidated by Slater’s dominance of this year’s tour and powered home with a feverish small-wave attack to claim his second tour event of the year.
For Slater his second place was obviously well overshadowed by his semi final result where he claimed a win over Joel Parkinson (AUS) and in turn created history by claiming an unprecedented eighth world crown.
In the semi, Slater pulled out all the stops on the smallish waves and perhaps went into the final too relaxed, as during the 35-minute final decider he was no match for Martinez’s energy.
www.surfersvillage.com /surfing/24190/news.htm   (1631 words)

 The Kelly and Andy Show - Lat34.com
The other 46 surfers competing this day are pretty much resigned to the idea that either Andy or Kelly will be the 2006 World Champ, and no one will be surprised if Slater and Irons go at each other in the Final of the Boost Mobile Pro, like knights charging each other with lances.
Slater is in his 30s, he should be creaky, but he pulls off this move with a flow that makes the pelicans jealous.
Slater caused an uproar when he did it for real, and now even on replay it gets cheers.
www.lat34.com /the_kelly_and_andy_show   (967 words)

 Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer Review - Xbox
And watching Slater ride monstrous waves, the look of complete concentration and pure love for the sport, I can see that this way of life can be both satisfying and challenging.
Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer is also one of the most gorgeous looking surfing titles available with somewhat crisper graphics for the Xbox version.
Kelly Slater also lends his voice throughout the game to offer tips and to give gamers his insight on the beach itself.
xbox.gamezone.com /gzreviews/r16167.htm   (1337 words)

 Sea Level - Kelly Slater Wins Seventh World Title
Kelly wasn’t home yet, but that same night at the Beach Shack, a group of local yokels including Kelly’s mom, Judy, gathered to toast the new world champ.
“Kelly, thanks for helping put Cocoa Beach on the map” and “Thanks for all you do” were written on an oversized congratulations card with a sharpie and one guy even bought a couple of drink tokens and taped them to the card.
It reads: “Congratulations Kelly Slater 7 Times World Champ” and I ask him to stand in front of it holding the cup, and he agrees without hesitation.
www.thebeachsideresident.com /kelly-slater-world-champion.htm   (875 words)

 Games : Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer
Now the six time World Champion, Kelly Slater is lending his name to a high-quality surfing game that is more than just Tony Hawk on water.
It's no surprise that Kelly Slater is exclusive to the system that fuels the jaw-dropping water effects of Wave Race: Blue Storm and Super Mario Sunshine.
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer manages to bring the sport of professional surfing to life on the Nintendo GameCube.
www.nintendo.com /games/gamepage/gamepage_main.jsp?gameId=864   (703 words)

 GameSpy: Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer Review
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer, even though it's essentially a sea-salted version of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, does a better job of capturing that lifestyle than any surfing game before it, and is thus given the prestigious title of "BEST SURFING GAME EVER."
The focus of the game is the one-player career mode, in which you play as one of nine real-life pros, not counting the inevitable hidden characters.
Six-time world champ Slater -- who's gone the admirable route of shaving his head instead of trying to disguise his male pattern baldness -- is the shining star, but you can also select old-schoolers Tom Carroll and Tom Curren, best-chick-surfer-ever Lisa Andersen, and a cross-section of twenty-something punks.
xbox.gamespy.com /xbox/kelly-slaters-pro-surfer/598752p1.html   (823 words)

 The Adrenaline Vault | Xbox Review | Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer is built around a career mode.
Peppered with anecdotes of his surfing experience and spiced with commentary about each location's unique characteristics, wave types and inhabitants, this surfing trip is laid-back and as apt to tell you about the majesty of a wave as it is the superiority of the riders upon it.
While not a major part of the game, the boat and the traveling theme are so carefully integrated into every part of Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer that you can't help but feel a calm come over you, even when frustrated by the many challenges.
www.avault.com /consoles/reviews/xbox/review_temp.asp?game=kslater   (503 words)

 Kelly Slater > Review
Linking these tricks together is a combo system unique to Kelly Slater, where you can chain together a limited number of one of these three types of tricks just by doing them in succession, but chaining together different varieties of tricks requires the special meter to be maxed.
Overall, Kelly Slater accomplishes being a very good surfing game that’s distinct enough to stand on its own, but doesn’t reach the same level of brilliance that games like Tony Hawk and SSX had.
There may be similarities, but Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer is not the Tony Hawk clone many thought it would be.
www.dignews.com /review.php?story_id=199   (1122 words)

 Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer (Xbox)
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer™ is the most authentic and fun surfing game ever, featuring Kelly Slater, the most recognized surfing professional of all time.
Players can choose to ride as 6-time world champion Kelly Slater, or as one of eight of the most accomplished surf pros of all time including Rob Machado, Bruce Irons, Kalani Robb, Lisa Anderson, and Tom Curren.
Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer (KSPS) is more than just an addition to the heralded Activision O2 lineup, it is nipping at the heals of its forefather, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater series, in many ways.
games.teamxbox.com /xbox/323/Kelly-Slaters-Pro-Surfer   (279 words)

 Amazon.com: Kelly Slater - Black and White: DVD: Kelly Slater-Black & White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
At the age of 8, Kelly Slater was already being regarded as the next world champion.
Kelly Slater redefined what you could do on a surfboard and continues to redefine it, in his quest for an unprecedented number of World Titles.
Clips of Kelly surfing are combined with random commentary of Kelly eating a bowl of cereal, that is mildy amusing.
www.amazon.com /Kelly-Slater-Black-White-Slater-Black/dp/B0002F6AQQ   (1096 words)

 IGN: Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Kelly Slater nails the sport of surfing on the head, from the presentation to gameplay to the waves themselves.
Slater's disposition and his voice are remarkably humble and mellow, adding to the game's own remarkably laid back tone.
Unlike skateboarding, which offers solid, concrete surfaces to perform tricks from, Kelly Slater offers an amazingly fluid and gorgeous wave of water that must be watched and adjusted to as your session progresses.
pc.ign.com /articles/442/442007p1.html   (1002 words)

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