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No one knows nine-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 photographssome never before pub ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 22nd 2008 by Chronicle Books (first published October 1st 2008)
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Kelly M
This book is really great. It includes so much detail about Kelly Slaters life and what he is all about doing. The book tells about the bulk of his comptitive career and all of the friends he has made while accomplishing his dreams as a pro surfer. One of my favorite things about this book is that is had small interviews from friends sharing what they think of Kelly and how they were friends. I could not stop reading this book and I thought it was amazing. I would definitely recommend this book ...more
Cooper Dias
Apr 23, 2014 Cooper Dias rated it it was amazing
In the book Kelly Slater: For the Love, by Kelly Slater, with Phil Jarratt, explains Kelly slater’s life long participation and love for the art of surfing. He goes into detail of how surfing has changed his life and the others around him. He also highlights the points that to have good success in anything you aim to achieve in life you have to have respect and intuition.

Kelly Slater is the all time world champion of surfing and has worked with all kinds of people and situations, so in his fir
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Kara
Feb 17, 2009 Kara rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: surfers
Recommended to Kara by: barns n noble
In Kelly Slater the eight time world champ is seriously the bestest surfer of all time. I love Kelly. Kelly Slater is the greatest surfer of all time. He truly is. I loved this book alot, but i reallly recommend it to only people who are into surfing and love the history of surfers also the paradise you get from reading the articles and staring at the amazing pictures. I feel like im in the wave when i am into his words because he can be that dangerous. My favorite part is when kelly goes and he ...more
Kristian
Jan 17, 2016 Kristian rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sports, 2015-books
I love Kelly Slater. Ever since I was a little girl I’ve been obsessed with his surfing technique and how he’s always positive about everything. I’ve owned this book for a few years but I never got around to read it until now. And boy, did I learn a few things about Slater and his life. I just recently went to Trestles to watch him surf in the Hurley Pro, and although I didn’t get to meet him I did get to give him a high five.

The pictures and the descriptions in this book are phenomenal. Slater
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Kenichi
May 25, 2013 Kenichi rated it it was amazing
I read his stories: he is rich expernce of his life for travel the world. I agreed what he was thinking for world. His photo were awesome! I met him five times. He is down to the earth.
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Every time I long for my youth I re-read this book.
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