Kelly Slater completes surfing’s first 540

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Kelly Slater‘s 540* performed in Portugal might just be the best aerial ever completed in surfing. “It was inverted, which made it pretty sick,” Kolohe Andino told surfermag.com. Now technically it’s not inverted—his feet would have to be over his head for that—but in skateboarding and snowboarding terms, it’s definitely a 540 and the first one ever to be seen in surfing. Not bad for a 42-year-old freesurfing on his day off.

*Or was it a 720? Enquiring minds should head to surfingmagazine.com to join the raging debate.

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