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Pipe Dreams A Surfer's Journey

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ISBN-10: 0060096292

ISBN-13: 9780060096298

Edition: 2003

Authors: Kelly Slater, Borte

List price: $24.95
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I thought, Pfft, come on. People from Australia are world champions ... But a world champion from Florida? Fuhged-daboudit. Cocoa Beach, Florida, isn't exactly a breeding ground for surfing world champions -- the waves are tiny. So when Kelly Slater was growing up, the furthest thing from his mind was becoming a world champion. He was a Florida grommet whose biggest goal was to one day make it out far enough to catch the two-foot waves his dad and brother were riding -- anything more was a dream. Life in the Slater household wasn't perfect, and as his parents' marriage fell apart and his father battled alcoholism, Slater escaped to the beach and found peace on a surfboard. He devoured…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/29/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Kelly Slater is a world-champion surfer who came out of semi-retirement in 2002. When he has time he sings with his band, The Surfers. He owns the Kelly Slater Boardrider's Club, a clothing and surf shop in Los Angeles, where he lives.