Kelly Slater: hey, watch your arm

Kelly Slater has been named one of the GQ Magazine’s "25 Coolest Athletes Ever". Isn't it... cool? Yes, the 10-time world surfing champion shares another title with many global sports stars.

Muhammad Ali, Björn Borg, Tom Brady, Julius Erving, Michael Jordan, Tim Lincecum, Joe Namath and Arnold Palmer are a few of the personalities that look, play, act and live the cool side of life.

Slater, 38-year-old Floridian wave rider, will certainly be in the top ranking in the "coolness" division. Check out the greatest surfer of all time shining in GQ Magazine.

Jack Beresford: get on your knees

Surprisingly, the 2011 Kneeboard Surfing USA Titles were surfed in head-high swell. From knee to head, the best discipline performers showed this is a challenging sport.

The contest was held in Huntington Beach and Jack Beresford, from San Diego, stormed the Open Division. "Huntington Beach is the Yankee Stadium of surfing venues," said Beresford. "After 30 years of competing there, it's great to have exorcised some of those ghosts at the pier."

The top finishers of the 2011 Kneeboard Surfing USA Titles will head to the 2011 ISA World Kneeboard Championships, being held in Philip Island, Australia. in March.

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Sean Mawson: his long hair didn't stop him from focusing on the title

Sean Mawson has conquered the U16 Division of the Ocean & Earth International Teenage Rampage Finals, held in perfect conditions at North Cronulla beach, Australia.

The New South Wales surfer had a tough battle against Harry Man (Torquay, VIC), Jordan Lawler (Narrabeen, NSW) and Zac Scott (Werri Beach, NSW). Accruing a total heat score of 11.34 which included an impressive 7.67 (out of a possible 10), there was only 1.34 points between 1st and 4th.

In the last competing year at the Ocean & Earth Teenage Rampage, Mawson prepared to enter a few Pro Juniors in great stye. "It’s the first time I’ve won this event, it feels unreal especially since it’s my last teenage Rampage", said Sean.

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