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Swinging for the fences, the ASP infrastructure is quickly becoming the Kelly Slater show. With his manager Terry Hardy fronting ZoSea (the media group that owns the ASP), Slater also has friends in the broadcast booth. Coincidence? In Slater's pursuit to remake professional surfing in his likeness, his intermingling with the current ASP staff could either be construed as a fantastic conflict of interest or a step in the right direction.