Robert Kelly Slater
Cocoa Beach, FL
N 28° 21.383 W 080° 36.481
A statue of surfing champion known professionally as Kelly Slater, is located in front of Ron Jon's Surf Shop at 4151 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL.
A plaque at the base of the statue provides biographical information and a listing of his surfing Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Championship years.
Born on February 11, 1972, became the youngest
world surfing champion ever at 20 years old and has gone on
to win ten more world titles with his most recent win in 2001.
Kelly's rise to the top was developed spending countless
hours in the challenging small waves of his hometown of
Cocoa Beach, Florida. He holds the record for the most
World Championship Tour (WCT) victories with 48 wins and has won
the prestigious Pipeline Masters on the North Shore of Hawaii
and the Triple Crown of Surfing multiple times.
ASP World Champion in 1992, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1997,
1998, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
Kelly Slater is considered to be
the greatest surfer of all time.
Designed in Australia
by John Underwood