Behind the scenes from the 50th Anniversary of the longest running surf contest on Earth
Tomorrow marks the commencement of the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach and the 50th Anniversary of competitive surfing at Bells. The world’s best surfers have descended on the small Victorian town of Torquay for the second stop on the 2011 ASP World Title season. Ten-time world champion Kelly Slater (USA) is a four-time past […]
Kelly Slater (USA), 39, reigning 10-time ASP World Champion and defending Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach winner, eyes this year’s event title as he furthers his campaign towards an 11th ASP World Title. Credit:© ASP / ROBERTSON BELLS BEACH, Victoria/Australia (Tuesday, April 12, 2011) – With just one week remaining before the recommencement of the […]
Kelly Slater was spied surfing at various spots around Sydney last month. The infamous “Ours’, located off Kurnell National Park, is one such break the 10-time World Champion turned up at. The wave (if you can call it that) is a fast, ledgey and powerful heavy slab. Things can get very ugly if you don’t […]
Even the most high profile surfers don’t really have a private beach where they can go and hone their skills away from the general public. Instead they’re often forced to share their training sessions with the common man – as Kelly Slater was reminded recently when he visited Sydney’s eastern suburbs.
West Australia showed their appreciation and excitement about the return of Kelly Slater (USA), 39, to the Association of Surfing Professionals Prime Rated Telstra Drug Aware Pro with a huge media turn out to welcome back the 10-time ASP World Champion at today’s official press launch. The last time Slater competed at this event was […]