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Adoring Fans Meet Kelly Slater in Rio De Janeiro for Next Round of Competition

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The next stop on Kelly Slater’s 2019 World Surf League Championship Tour is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where adoring fans cheer him on in the next leg of the contest. With the spotlight comes pressure, though, and Slater must fight to stay focused. This is episode five of Kelly Slater: Lost Tapes: “Pure Passion.”

Kelly Slater: Lost Tapes, from Outerknown and World Surf League, is a film series that gives fans an intimate look at Slater’s personal life, training regimen, and competition highs and lows during the 2019 contest season.