Famous Surfers
Kelly Slater-

Kelly Slater Surfing Victories

Considered the greatest surfer of all time, Slater has continued to blow minds and shatter records with his surfing style, technical ability and focus. He won his first world title in 1992, then enjoyed five consecutive wins from 1994 to 1998 before coming back from retirement in 2002 to claim the 2005 and 2006 world crowns. Kelly Slater altogether has surfed 608 heats in his WCT career. He has won 453 of them, which is 74,51 percent of all heats.
Kelly Slater won in 36 of his 46 finals which gives him 36 World Cup Tour of Surfing Victories. With these victories, by the end of 2007, Kelly has won EIGHT World titles.
Last year Kelly Slater smashed the last remaining record he did not hold - the most number of competition victories that was held by Tom Curren (USA). After the Trestles event Kelly was first with 34 victories. After two wins in 2008, he now has 36 victories.kelly slater surfing

Andy Irons-

Professional surfer Andy Irons passed away today at the age of 32. Irons was a three-time World Champion surfer, along with 19 world tour victories.Perhaps the largest figure in professional surfing at the turn of the millinuem, he had recently taken a one-year break from professional surfing. His recent victory at the Billabong Pro Tahiti was seen by many as a sign that Irons had returned to his former glory.
It's unclear what exactly killed Irons -- he passed away while en route home from Hawaii. Various Internet reports claim that Irons passed away from a case of Dengue fever, but this is unconfirmed at this time.andy irons surfing


(Born November 16, 1979) is a talented Regularfoot surfer from Hanalei, Kauai and younger brother of three-time world champion Andy Irons. Best known for his radical aerial maneuvers and fearless tuberiding abilities, he claims he will surf any wave on the planet.
Born in Lihue, Kauai, he was raised on the North Shore where he began surfing at age seven. After a successful amateur career with several wins in the United States Surfing Championships, he went pro shortly after graduating high school. After placing second place in 1998 and third in 2000, he defeated seven-time world champion Kelly Slater to win the 2001 Pipe Masters event. on October 3rd, 2004 after qualifying for the WCT tour, he again defeated the seven-time champion in the semifinals at the ASP Quiksilver Pro France event, only to lose to his older brother in the final. Later, on December 15th, 2004, he won the " Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau" event in waves that exceeded forty feet (12m) at O'ahu's Waimea Bay. Soon after, he dazzled crowds by making the final and placing fourth in the Pipe Masters, barely re-qualifying for the 2005 tour.
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