The Adventure Life with Steve Casimiro: Slater Nails Down 9th World Surfing Title
Text by West Coast Editor Steve Casimiro
Michael Jordan has six world championship rings. Lance Armstrong has seven Tour de France titles.
Kelly Slater locked down his ninth world surfing championship on
Friday in the Billabong Pro Mundaka in Spain. That’s nine.
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9. At age 36, Slater has become both the youngest
surfer to win a world title (age 20, 1992) and the oldest. His set of
nine is not only unprecedented, the next closest surfer has a piddling
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