Kelly Slater: a bronze statue for his golden status

Kelly Slater and the state of Florida have been offered a bronze statue in honour of the 10 world titles conquered by the surfer from Cocoa Beach.

The unveiling event was attended by hundreds of fans and humour was all around. "I've never thought they'd stop traffic for me", joked Kelly.

The work of art stands at Triangle Park, on State Road A1A, across from the "Glass Bank".

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Kelly Slater: jumping to the 10th title

Kelly Slater is one of the greatest athletes of all time.

In 2010, the Floridian surfer clinched his 10th ASP World Surfing title during the Puerto Rico stage.

Throughout the year, Slater collected three 10-point waves.

Quiksilver, his main sponsor, has prepared a 10-part "Evolut10n" video series of the king's performance. Watch it HERE.

Robert Kelly Slater won the ASP World Championship Tour in 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010.

Ten is the magic number.

He's American, he's 16 years old and he's not afraid of big waves.

Meet Tyler Larronde, the newest star of the XXL riding circuit. This time, the French wonder hit Jaws for an incredible tow-in surfing session with his father, Michel Larronde, on the jet ski.

The junior Tyler boy has what it takes to conquer the world in a very near future. Salt water runs through his veins and he doesn't let a giant wall of H2O reach the beach without surfing it.

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