Michael Jordan of surfing takes viewers inside a wave (video)


Kelly Slater surfs in the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. (EPA / KELLY CESTARI / ASP International)

There’s a reason most people don’t surf and it has nothing to do with lack of proximity to an ocean with great big waves.

It’s scary. A person could get hurt. Or drown. But for braver souls, there’s a beauty to be found in a powerful wave, if a person does it right, and no one does it right more often than the Michael Jordan of surfing, Kelly Slater. In a mesmerizing video, Slater and GoPro show the ordinary schlub the serenity within a curl of water.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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