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Kelly Slater

American,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 18
Death Game Big

Big waves are a whole different ball game. You're riding a wave with an immense amount of speed and power, generally over 10 meters. On the face of the wave, obviously life and death thoughts start to happen.

- Kelly Slater

Like Move Ramp

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

Always Some Surf

For a surfer, it's never-ending. There's always some wave you want to surf.

- Kelly Slater

Always Natural Very

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

Love Humble Surfing

A lot of times I'll see guys who are nowhere near the level of the board they're riding. They might love surfing and love how it looks, but you really have to work your way up. It takes eating a little humble pie at first, and stepping back to equipment that might be a bit slow, but do it.

- Kelly Slater

Mind Right Place Some

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

Surfing Like Still

I still feel like my best surfing is ahead of me.

- Kelly Slater

Mind Most Ever

Most anything I've ever set my mind to, I could accomplish.

- Kelly Slater

Pipeline Most Offer

Most of what Hawaii has to offer is no secret. Pipeline is probably the most famous wave in the world.

- Kelly Slater

Pleasure Your Metaphorical

My belief is that 'heaven' and 'hell' are metaphorical terms for what you make of your life. In any instant, you have the ability to make your life total pleasure or total hell.

- Kelly Slater

Deep Small Big

It's a perfect wave when small and the most beautiful and scary wave on Earth when it's big, as the swell from deep water hits the shallow reef ledge. A ten-foot high wave and a 30-footer break in the same depth of water.

- Kelly Slater

Wanted Comedian

I wanted to be a comedian.

- Kelly Slater

Wanting Other Surf

I surf more now for other people than myself. I feel a lot of support from people wanting me to do well, and I feed off that. I can send a positive message to people from what I do.

- Kelly Slater

Play Surfing Role

I feel like an ambassador for surfing at this point. I'm happy to go and play that role and share that where I can in certain areas of the mainstream media that doesn't get the surfing attention.

- Kelly Slater

Religion Surfing

Surfing is my religion, if I have one.

- Kelly Slater

Small Big Surfing

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

Most Difficult Thing

Maintaining marriage seems to be tougher than fatherhood: apparently it's the most difficult thing in the world.

- Kelly Slater

Journey Want Lifelong

When I'm 50 I want to be a better surfer than I am now - for me it's a lifelong journey.

- Kelly Slater