At the age of 44, Kelly Slater has already done anything one could hope for during a surf career. His dominance is unquestionable, with over 50 professional wins. So what was so special about this particular win?
Slater competed against John John Florence, one of the best surfers of this next generation. Kelly's emotion came from the knowledge that he can still win against this young talent. He knows his days on the world tour are numbered, but looks forward to being challenged by Florence and other younger competitors.