#TBT Who Am I?

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Who is this grom Photo by Duggan circa 1982 as featured in Surfing World Magazine Issue #308

Who is this grom Photo by Duggan circa 1982 as featured in Surfing World Magazine Issue #308

Who Am I? 


My first name rhymes with slob
I own a little dog
I play a tune or two
And I claim back-door barrels by lifting my trunks and grabbing my nose. 




But first, have you seen the Father's Day Weekend Forecast? 




I AM... 11 x World Champion, Robert Kelly Slater 

Kelly was just 10-years-old when this photo was taken in 1982 by Duggan and was one of the first ever printed in a surf magazine

Kelly is riding a John Lucas 4'4 twin fin that was made for him by Dick Catri.

It was his 3rd ever surfboard and first pair of Quiksilver boardies. 

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