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Kelly Slater on Baywatch and Rivaling Andy Irons

The 11-time world surfing champ stopped by the VICE Sports offices to sit at the bar and talk shop.

by VICE Sports
Aug 18 2014, 6:00pm

At this point, Kelly Slater is pretty much synonymous with surfing. The 11-time world champ stopped by the VICE Sports offices to sit at the bar and talk shop. He touched on the animosity between different surfing cultures (East vs. West vs. Australia) that existed in the late 80s, his miserable time playing "Jimmy Slade" on Baywatch in the early 90s, and what he remembers about his friend and rival Andy Irons.

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