Kelly Slater opens his boardbag

8th Apr 2015

11-time world champion Kelly Slater is still the man everyone looks to for the direction of where surfing is going. He led the way with surfboard design going to longer, and narrower in the late '80s and early '90s; and he knows that was a mistake.

In the last decade though he's really gone after changing the mindset of surfboard design, and he is surely responsible for the shorter/wider movement.

World Surf League host Ross Williams caught up with Kelly amidst the Bells Beach event to chat about surfboard design, the boards he's been working on lately, and the sustainability of the surf industry. 

WSL gives us an intimate and insightful look into Kelly's mind when thinking surfboard design:

 


Source : WSL

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