Kelly Slater kicks kids off his board

I don’t think Kelly had anything to do with the security guards but hey, the Herald must have all the inside scoop…


Kelly Slater kicks kids off his board

Andrea Hamblin
From: Herald Sun
April 06, 2012 12:00AM

Rip Curl Pro at Bells Beach

This little kid was excited when he came out with Kelly Slater’s snapped surfboard but the security guard took it off him. Picture: Michael Dodge Herald Sun

HAPPINESS turned to heartbreak for grommets at Bells Beach yesterday when security guards refused to let them keep legend Kelly Slater’s broken surfboard.

Young frothers flocked to the shoreline to retrieve parts of the board, which snapped during a tough heat against Jan Juc wildcard Nic Muscroft.

But security guards were told to return the board to the 11-time world champ.

Fans of Muscroft had luck on their side, with the 29-year-old giving away his board to young locals before staying around for autographs…

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