Slater's Summer Vacation

When it comes to covering the life and times of Kelly Slater it is a fine line we walk between intrusive surf paparazzi and respectful admirer. But when the opportunity came up to get a glimpse into the private summer vacation of surfing's most illuminating personality, we figured we'd roll the dice and hope he was happy with the outcome. We're hoping we struck the perfect balance in the following collection of images. Enjoy. (Servais)