As Kelly Slater, the greatest professional surfer of all time, is days away from earning his ninth world championship, what better time to announce his upcoming biography. After the success of Slater’s first book (released in 2003 after six world titles) Pipe Dreams: A Surfer’s Journey, Kelly is planning on releasing a second biography, Kelly Slater: For the Love, on October 22nd.
About the book:
No one knows eight-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater better than Kelly himself. In this revealing and heartfelt tribute written with surfing veteran Phil Jarratt the world’s best surfer riffs on a life filled with big wins big money and big loves. Interviews with friends and fellow surfers unearth amazing anecdotes and hundreds of photographs – some never before published – capture the greatest victories and the quietest moments in equal measure. This beautifully produced book marks the first time Slater’s story has been told in full color and reflects the latest twists and turns in an incredible and unconventional life.