"I'm Planning To Go To All The Stops This Year." - Kelly Slater

Celebrating his 50th birthday after a historic win at the Billabong Pro Pipeline, 11-time World Champion Kelly Slater has now confirmed that he is committed to the 2022 Championship Tour. In a recent press interview leading up the the Hurley Pro Sunset Beach, Slater elaborated on his intentions:

As you turn 50 years old, what are your thoughts on being ranked number one in the world for the first time since 2014? Yeah, it's crazy. Eight years later, I win my eighth Pipeline event and eight years after holding the Yellow Jersey last, I take it at 50 years old. I'm still having a hard time believing it to be honest...story continues