Slater Sends It in Space
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Slater Sends It in Space

January 7, 2020

SLATER'S SPACE JERSEY

  • The GOAT in space? Yep, Kelly Slater's at it again.
  • His good friend, astronaut Christina Koch, is up at the International Space Station and brought along his jersey from last year's Oi Rio Pro.
  • Kelly explains that her side hustle when she's up there is finding surf spots from space.
  • Check out what she's found by searching the hashtag #swellfromspace on Instagram or Twitter.
  • And tune into NASA.gov this Friday to hear a live, candid conversation between Slater and Koch.

WILSON'S FIJI DREAM

  • Escaping the smoke for a bit, Julian Wilson just missioned over to Fiji.
  • After cementing his spot Australia's Olympic squad at the end of the 2019 season, the 31-year-old recharged his batteries by scoring dreamy Cloudbreak.
  • His long-time friend and filmer Jimmy Lees just put out three-minutes of high performance perfection.
  • Check it out on Julian's YouTube page.

QS SEASON KICKS OFF

  • The 2020 Qualifying Series has officially kicked off with the Corona Open China hosted by Wanning and held at Hainan Island's pristine left point.
  • A QS 5,000, the Men's Round 1 went off with California's Cole Houshmand bagging the highest heat total.
  • The Women are down to the Round of 24 with Tahiti's Vahine Fierro being the standout so far.
  • Stay tuned to WorldSurfLeague.com as we get down to the business end of this thing.
 

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