“Man, I’m probably literally wanna hang myself tomorrow,” reflects the 11-time World Champ as ice is applied to his injured foot.
“That’s J-Bay and Tahiti out for the year.”
Kelly Slater has injured himself freesurfing the Boneyards section (top of the point) at J-Bay, putting his further participation in the event in serious doubt.
While the surf world awaits with baited breath for official confirmation as to extent of his injury, self-diagnosis from the man himself didn’t look good.
“Kelly got compressed,” explained Rosy on a live injury update cross, “I was actually his back foot, his back three toes, the metacarpals and the carpals…”