staying at the top of the sport for more than a decade is unprecedented". RSS

"Kelly Slater's dominance has spanned a generation and made him an icon to action sports lovers around the world. His influence on the world of surfing has been nothing short of amazing. In a sport, After receiving the Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year Award, Category_Kelly Slater, Category_Press, Category_Team, Slater could not contain his delight in front of a live television audience and cheering fans at the Home Depot Centre. On accepting the award Slater said "To be recognised on an international and mai, staying at the top of the sport for more than a decade is unprecedented". -

The Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year Award went for the second time in three years to legendary American surfer Kelly Slater, who won a record ninth world title at the age of 37. At 37, legendary surfing master Kelly Slater completed his most dominant year yet. Claiming an unprecedented ninth world title in 2008, Slater took first in six of the 10 contests he entered. His 8,832 points this year absolutely dwarfed the 6,780 of his nearest competitor. Slater did not even plan to compete in 2008, giving his rivals a sense of confidence that his later change-of-mind...

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