Kelly Slater Foundation
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Earthquake and Tsunami hit the Mentawais

The situation in the Mentawais is horrific after a recent earthquake/tsunami. SurfAid has been appointed by the Indonesian Government as the lead agency in the disaster response, coordinating all the other agencies, including the UN. Learn more and support their efforts via the following links.

http://www.surfaidinternational.org/media/news.html#Mentawai_Earthquake
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/struggle-to-deliver-tsunami-aid/story-e6frg6so-1225945339235

Kelly partners with Kiehl’s for a Limited Edition Label Art series to benefit WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE.

Kelly partners with Kiehl’s for a Limited Edition Label Art series introducing a new Superbly Restorative Argan Body Lotion made with fairly-traded, organic Moroccan Argan Oil and Argan Leaf Extract with 100% of Kiehl’s Net Proceeds to benefit Waterkeeper Alliance. Waterkeeper Alliance is a grassroots advocacy organization with 182 Waterkeeper programs dedicated to protecting and preserving community waterways from polluters.

www.waterkeeper.org

Department of Commerce Rejects Foothill-South Toll Road

The Department of Commerce has upheld California Coastal Commissions rejection of the Foothill-South Toll Road. This is a positive step in further protecting the Trestles surf break and the surrounding coastal watersheds. We are proud to have supported the “Save Trestles” campaign as a 2008 beneficiary and thank everyone who’s been involved. Click here to read a Los Angeles Times Article about the ruling.

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Congratulations to Kelly on securing his Ninth World Championship!

Kelly secures his Ninth World Title with one of his most dominant professional years to date winning 6 ASP events including the years last and most coveted event at the world-famous Pipeline. The foundation celebrates Kelly's achievements.

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Kelly's proceeds from his new book go to the foundation.

FOR THE LOVE: No one knows nine-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater better than Kelly himself. In this revealing and heartfelt tribute, written with surfing veteran Phil Jarratt, the world's best surfer riffs on a life filled with big wins, big money, and big loves. Interviews with friends and fellow surfers unearth amazing anecdotes, and hundreds of photographs (some never before published) capture the greatest victories and the quietest moments in equal measure. This beautifully produced book marks the first time Slater's story has been told in full color and reflects the latest twists and turns in an incredible and unconventional life.

Kelly's proceeds from Sportkings trading cards go to the foundation.

Sportkings to release 1,000 limited edition Kelly Slater trading cards. Sporkings was founded in 1919 as the Goudey Gum Company and was a direct competitor to the Frand H. Fleer Company. Goudey’s first cards were of American Indians and their first gum in packs was Indian Gum. In 1933 they issued their first set of baseball cards including Babe Ruth, called Big League Chewing Gum. Later in late 1933 and early 1934, Goudey issued the legendary 48-card Sport Kings, a set that featured the first-ever football cards of Red Grange, Jim Thorpe and Notre Dame immortal Knute Rockne.