Kelly Slater wins record 11th world title

Source: AP
Source: AP

OCEAN BEACH, San Francisco, Calif (HawaiiNewsNow) - Just three months shy of his 40th birthday, Kelly Slater claimed a record 11th ASP world title Wednesday.

It happened at the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Search in San Francisco, California.

This is Slater's second consecutive ASP world title. The historic day came with sadness; it was a year to the day that Slater's friend Andy Irons passed away.

Slater dedicated his 10th world title to Irons. Slater has won a record 48 tour events, his first title came in a 1992.

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