A Conversation with Kelly Slater: Part 2
When we sat down recently with the ASP World No. 1, he had so much to say — so much more than would fit in the pages we’d allotted in SURFING’s Competition Issue
On life after competition
I got really worked up about politics for a while — everything from health to politics to news. Look at news channels, and I don’t care if it’s CNN or Fox, it’s all sensationalism. You have to create this grand story, and most of the time I don’t think these people have even looked into the issue. You need to watch documentaries for that stuff. But sensationalism is what attracts advertising — which is trying to sell a product that’s probably bad for you anyway.
On political apathy
The more I’ve listened and read and studied about the way the world works, the less interested I am
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