“I’m not sure if the perfect board really exists, but I’m enjoying the freedom to collaborate with some of surfing’s most innovative shapers and designers.
It is a quest to create something different in a slightly different way that appeals to where I want to go on a wave. Discovering a new feeling under my feet, drawing a new line, or taking a completely different track on a wave is something I never stop dreaming about.
Now being able share and grow that idea with others is what keeps surfing fun for me.”
#DrawingNewLines since 2016
Three years ago Slater Designs was launched using the image above, showing Kelly on the Sci-Fi in Fiji, shortly before Stu Kennedy rode it at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast.
Since then the Sci-Fi has remained a favorite on surf shop racks everywhere alongside the Omni, Cymatic and Gamma.
Watch below to see Kelly’s surfboard designing mind in motion as he tests two stock 5’9 Gammas; one in Helium and one in LFT.
The most recognizable foot in surfing stays wrapped in the most sustainable leash on earth - we build each @slaterdesigns leash using plastic bottles, recycled urethane and Yulex. Explore more in our bio, or find them sized 5’6 to 7’0 at your favorite surf shop. #FrankenFoot #StokeLivesAtSurfShops #DrawingNewLines @revolwe @toddglaser @kellyslater @sustainsurf...
On #WorldOceansDay we’re highlighting our friends at @sea.trees who help us wipe our carbon footprint each year through planting Mangrove trees, conserving kelp forests, and more. They’ve just released a new app that they call “a pocket guide for saving the seas’. You can see it in our bio link, and today, on #WorldOceansDay, you can meditate on @pachalight’s words in the video above 😌"It’s time to come together to take collective responsibility; we can all play an active role in creating a more positive future where we take good care of our people, and our ocean planet.” 🌎👨🏿🦱🧑🏼🦱👵🏽....
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