Kelly Slater: we thought he was a well known surfer...

Kelly Slater, 38, former nine-time ASP World Champion and current ASP World No. 3, was honored by the LA Dodgers last night as he threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the battled the San Diego Padres.

After smashing his mid-morning heat at the ASP PRIME US Open of Surfing, Slater enjoyed box seats as the Dodgers took on the Padres.

Like fellow sporting icon Michael Jordan, Kelly’s form in a baseball jersey is pretty solid.

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Jadson Andre: prepare to lift off

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME US Open of Surfing presented by Hurley and Nike 6.0 narrowed the impressive field originally slated in the premier event down to 16 competitors in peaky one-to-three foot (1 metre) surf at South Huntington Beach Pier with ASP Dream Tour rookie Jadson Andre (BRA), 20, leading the way.

The women’s ASP 6-Star US Open of Surfing and men’s ASP Pro Junior decided each respective division’s Semifinalists.

Surfers competing in the ASP PRIME and ASP 6-Star event are out to garner the crucial ratings points on offer towards qualification for the elite ASP Dream Tour while ASP Pro Junior competitors are looking to qualify for the inaugural ASP World Junior Tour.

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Evan Geiselman: watch the pier

The Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) PRIME US Open of Surfing presented by Hurley and Nike 6.0 saw several ASP Dream Tour competitors make early exits in the Round of 96 today at the hands of young talent and international standouts at South Huntington Beach Pier in peaky two-to-four foot ( 1 metre) surf.

Surfers competing in the ASP PRIME US Open of Surfing are out to clinch their share of the invaluable ratings points on offer towards their ASP World Ranking in an attempt to qualify for the elite ASP Dream Tour.

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