The End­less Ca­reer

Men's Health (UK) - - Heroes -

MH charts the high-wa­ter marks on Slater’s surf­ing CV

1990 Turns pro; fin­ishes 90th in world rank­ings; signs a spon­sor­ship deal with Quik­sil­ver

1991 Fin­ishes 43rd; named one of Peo­ple mag­a­zine’s 50 most beau­ti­ful peo­ple

1992 Be­comes youngest-ever male cham­pion at 20 with first ti­tle; plays Jimmy Slade in Bay­watch

1994-98 Wins a record five con­sec­u­tive ti­tles and re­tires; re­leases an al­bum with his band the Surfers

2002 Re­turns to com­pe­ti­tion; the mak­ers of the Tony Hawk game series re­lease Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer

2003 Comes sec­ond for the ti­tle; pub­lishes au­to­bi­og­ra­phy Pipe Dreams: A Surfer’s Jour­ney

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