"Sportsman of the Year" for Slater?
Eleven ASP World Titles, 48 tour victories, etc, etc, etc. No doubt Kelly Slater is the greatest competitive surfer to ever don a singlet, but Sports Illustrated's "Sportsman of the Year?" That's some heady ground for a surfer.
"Slater has long since established himself as not only the greatest professional surfer of all time but as simply, The Surfer," writes SI's Kostya Kennedy, making a case for Slater as 2011's Sportsman of the Year.
"He's the one guy your ...
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