“Don’t Have Enough Fingers to Count…”: Fans Can’t Get Enough of Kelly Slater With His Latest Generous Act

Published 12/11/2022, 7:00 PM EST

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Surfing and Slater are synonymous with each other. With his exceptional prompts and exemplary flair for surfing, Slater did a commendable job of influencing young surfing enthusiasts to join the sport. The 11x champion of the World Surf League is not only the demigod of waves but also an influential figure for many. 

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Recently, Kelly Slater collaborated with a charitable cause to help young surfing talents elevate in the world of surfing. 

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Kelly Slater extended a helping hand to young talents

When it comes to philanthropy, Slater never shies away from expressing kind gestures. Likewise, recently he collaborated with ‘Wave Project Scotland’ to mentor young surfers. For his amiable move, Slater got widely appreciated by many. Even the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation appreciated Slater for his kindness.

 

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The Laureus foundation took to its Instagram to congratulate the surfer for his collaboration with the ‘Wave Project Scotland’. The Instagram handle of Laureus shared an inspiring video, in which Slater was performing various surfing prompts. Laureus even added a fascinating caption to appreciate Slater’s kindness, which was, “When your teacher can do this and is a legend of the sport, you’re in good hands”. 

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Not only Slater’s fans but also some best athletes from around the globe appreciated the 50-year-old for his cordial gesture. For instance, the Mexican surfer, Coco Nogales commented, “the best

Slater’s fans acknowledged his kindness by writing:

What an inspiration

Watch him in our hometown Cocoa beach when he was a kid. Knew he was special

About time he was considered as an all-time sporting great…I don’t have enough fingers to count any better and that’s on one hand

And he’s just a really good dude who cares about people

Love Kelly Slater, the man is a god

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Some of Kelly Slater’s notable works off the field

This is not the first time when Kelly Slater expressed his kind gesture for the needful. Slater has been part of many Charitable trusts and organizations and even has his own foundation called the Kelly Slater Foundation. The foundation raises awareness regarding various environmental issues and provides financial backups to several social causes. Hence, he is not only an outstanding athlete but also a staunch and kind man.

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Along with the mind of an athlete, he has a heart of gold. With his kindness and altruism, Slater became the epitome of inspiration for many.

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Purva Jain

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Purva Jain is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Mody University of Science and Technology. Purva is an avid reader and author of 3 books that are published in national and international marketplaces.
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