Archive for October, 2008

Kelly Slater wins the Boost Mobile 2008 at Trestles. A few weeks later, Slater clinches his 9th ASP World Tour Title!!!

Slater Wins Hard-Fought Battle Over Burrow for Boost Mobile Pro Title – SAN CLEMENTE, California (Thursday, September 11, 2008) – Kelly Slater (USA), 36, defeated Taj Burrow (AUS), 30, 18.97 to 18.63 to win an unprecedented third Boost Mobile Pro title at Lower Trestles today, and a staggering fifth win on the 2008 ASP World Tour.

Kelly Slater Wins 9th ASP World Tour Title – MUNDAKA, Spain (Friday, October 3, 2008) Kelly Slater, 36, has won a record ninth ASP World Title after advancing out of Round 3 of the Billabong Pro Mundaka the ninth event of 11 on the 2008 ASP World Tour. Slater came into the event needing an equal ninth finish to clinch the title, he secured that by beating local wildcard Eneko Acero (EUK) in four foot waves at Mundaka this morning. Slaters 2008 crowning comes 16 years after securing his first ASP World Title at age 20. He is the oldest and youngest surfer in ASP history to win a world title.

Featuring music by Buckethead, Imprint (Dedicated to Takashi Miike), from the Pepper’s Ghost album 2007.


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