WATCH | Wipeout! Champion surfer Kelly Slater snaps his board
World champion surfer Kelly Slater has been caught on camera wiping out at a beach in NSW this morning.
A crowd watched on as the 11-time world champion hit the waves at Avalon beach, but it seems like he might’ve hit them a little too hard, snapping his board in two.
Half of the broken surfboard ended up in the nearby ocean pool.
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Alex, who shot the footage, told Ben Fordham Mr Slater let members of the crowd keep the broken board as a keepsake.
“He donated both halves to the kids, and then he actually went back out and snapped another one.
“I think he kept that one, cause it was a brand new board.
“I’ll give him a 9.8.”
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