I still had to win the heat, but I was so relaxed and everything just started going my way. I was in the best possible headspace I could have been in for the rest of the day. This is a dream.”Its been quite a ride since Quiksilver looked up the 12-year-old Slater in 1984, and soon after signed him up.In that era, most surfers surfed either on their front foot or their swiss replica watches back foot, former Australian surf coach Paul Neilsen told The Australian. What was so noticeable was that he was so perfectly balanced. He was head and shoulders above the rest, even at that age.
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