World Champion Surfer Kelly Slater Creates Perfect Man-Made Waves
American professional surfer Kelly Slater has been wowing the world with his great surfing style and various accomplishments in a career that has spanned more than two decades. Crowned 11 times as a World Surf Champion, Kelly is one of the most successful champions in the history of the sport
Recently, Slater unveiled in his Instagram account what he claims is the best man-made wave ever made so far. He includes of a video clip of himself surfing on it.
His firm Kelly Slater Wave Company creates the wave machine which can generate waves that are considered perfect for surfers. The prototype is now operational in a secret location, 110 miles away from an unnamed coastline.
According to Slater, he himself and his team have been working together for almost ten years just to create the first ever truly world-class and high-performance human-made waves.
In his Instagram post, he says, “This is something I dreamt about as a kid. Through rigorous science and technology, we’ve been able to design and build what some said was impossible, and many very understandably never thought would actually happen.”
Though the champ hasn’t revealed yet as to whereabouts the human made wave is and when the location would be officially opened, the proud owner will share more information details in the coming days.
“I’m still a little in disbelief, and trying to process how much fun this wave is, but it certainly feels like this is going to change a lot of perceptions about human-made waves.”
Watch Slater as he surfs on his own man-made waves.