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    I didn't think that wave was going to offer a ton, ... But the wave just held form, and I was able to get a lot out of it.
    — Kelly Slater
    Not to sound too deep or weird, but I assume that the occasions once you pretty take pleasure in surfing are the occasions you are extremely kind of getting a single with nature.
    — Kelly Slater
    Your surfing can get better on every turn, on every wave you catch. Learn to read the ocean better. A big part of my success has been wave knowledge.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: ocean  learn  read  success 
     
    There are so many different elements to surfing. Small waves, big waves, long boards, short boards. This makes it a sport you can share with people. It's not just a solitary thing - it's become a family thing, too. It's about exercising and passing something on from father to son, and from mother to daughter.
    — Kelly Slater
    I was stuck for 16 months without a win there, and now I've had five this year. Once you break that barrier for yourself it makes it easier; you're not thinking about it... It opened up the floodgate for me.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: thinking  year 
     
    J-Bay displays the best of people's surfing.
    — Kelly Slater
    To receive a 10-point ride is a blessing in itself, but to have it honored by giving to those who could use a little support to accomplish the things they want to do in life is a bigger blessing. The school is something I believe hugely in. They provide a special place for kids to understand things that many people avoid or never learn to deal with their whole lives.
    — Kelly Slater
    This was the most emotional title of my career. I was the youngest champion, and now I'm the oldest.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: career  emotional 
     
    Most anything Ive ever set my mind to, I could accomplish.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: mind 
     
    A wave isn't like a skate ramp or mountain; everything's moving around, and you have to time how to move along with it. That's easier with a slow wave.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: time 
     
    I'm the competitor, I'm the one who has to wear the brunt of that being a good or bad score. And I'm not too worried about it. I don't know why so many are to be honest with you.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: bad 
     
    I want to surf better tomorrow. I want to surf better in 10 years. When I'm 50 I want to be a better surfer than I am now - for me it's a lifelong journey.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: journey  year  tomorrow 
     
    For a surfer, it's never-ending. There's always some wave you want to surf.
    — Kelly Slater
    I've always thought surfing is a reflection of who you are.
    — Kelly Slater
    Surfing is my religion, if I have one.
    — Kelly Slater
    Everything started coming into my head, ... I was the youngest world champ and now I'm the oldest world champ; it's been seven years since I won my last title and this is my seventh one ... but all those numbers and things are not as important as the feeling.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: world  year 
     
    Well I'm always working on constantly everything. I never take the approach that I'm doing as well as I possibly can... I always think there's more and I think if you don't have that, you are not driven to be better.
    — Kelly Slater
    I think when a surfer becomes a surfer, it's almost like an obligation to be an environmentalist at the same time.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: time 
     
    I've been in a poor physical shape many times in my career and I've had some of my best results. My best performances happened because my mind was in the right place. The mind is definitely stronger than the body.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: time  body  right  poor  career  mind 
     
    It's all about where your mind's at
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: mind 
     
    The joy of surfing is so many things combined, from the physical exertion of it, to the challenge of it, to the mental side of the sport.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: joy  mental  challenge 
     
    Motivation is temporary. Inspiration is permanent.
    — Kelly Slater
    It's like the mafia. Once you're in - your in. There's no getting out.
    — Kelly Slater
    Not to sound too deep or weird, but I think that the times when you really appreciate surfing are the times you're really sort of becoming one with nature. Surfing's as raw of a sport as it gets.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: time  nature  appreciate 
     
    I still feel like my best surfing is ahead of me.
    — Kelly Slater
    Maintaining marriage seems to be tougher than fatherhood: apparently its the most difficult thing in the world.
    — Kelly Slater
    tags: world  marriage 
     
    Fatherhood isn't always a planned thing, but when it happens you just do it. It's very natural and in that sense it's not really difficult.
    — Kelly Slater
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    kelly slater
    Birth    : February 11, 1972
    Occupation  : Surfer

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