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In Japan, Kelly Slater Fights for a Chance to Compete in the Olympics

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Episode eight of Kelly Slater: Lost Tapes takes viewers to Miyazaki, Japan. It’s Slater’s first time returning to the Japanese city since 1990. This time, the stakes couldn’t be higher: Slater is competing with Team USA for a spot in the upcoming Olympics.

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 World Surf League Championship Tour.

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