Watch: Kelly Slater riding pillion at Padang Padang

Stu Nettle
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One session, four party waves. The jokes about Kelly willingly flouting social distance rules are too easy, even for a hack like me, so I won't even mention them here.

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DudeSweetDudeSweet commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 7:28am

Australians can’t even leave the country......WTF ?

Indonesia.....I miss you so much .

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geek commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 10:07am

1/4 of Australians can’t even leave a 5km bubble

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ryder commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 8:12am

Koby spruking how he can 'help a mate out' and obtain Visa's for $2K to enter Indo...

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saltman commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 8:51am

Apparently you can purchase yourself a “business visa” just like the GOAT did

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Ape Anonymous commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 9:27am

Thank God someone has some freedom to move!
Always spreading the aloha -Kelly's a pleasure to surf with.

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warddy commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 10:57am

Looks like the indos have taken a leaf from the Cooly Kids scrapbook of snaking and lifted the bar ....
Don’t think the GOAT would of experienced that sort of shafting for decades

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Garryh commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 11:28am

Textbook pigdogging ....a real inspiration to watch from a lockdown screen!

WinterSwells

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evosurfer commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 2:39pm

The bald one still can surf no surprise after watching him out pipe
last January. He was the best out there as well just had more grace,
poise made it look so easy and unfussed. Still dont like him.

IF im not surfing im racing

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savanova commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 4:41pm

Is Kelly working on a new WSL team format?

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Walk around G commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 5:14pm

Looked like the local crew may have been pulling rank? Hard to tell but sort of look like, sure you can have some waves Kelly but just because you're better at surffng than us, doesn't mean that we won't go when it's our turn....

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lostdoggy commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 9:12pm

It was Kelly and Rizal Tandjung.
They're mates.

Looked like everyone was having a good time to me and they were trying to set up double barrels.

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Panman commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 7:08pm

That was friggen unreal

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Johan Wohlleben commented Monday, 14 Sep 2020 at 10:58pm

Sharing waves and positioning! Crossovers aren’t easy on any wave let alone at Padang. They make it look easy and they’re laughing, so good.

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Robo commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 8:35am
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maka2000 commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 8:42am

good to see goat got burned by locals on every wave :D

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stunet commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 8:45am

Maka, I've just edited your post. Try and get with times mate, it's 2020, casual racism went out with Menzies.

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harrycoopr commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 4:36pm

Sitar? Bali? Who's in charge here?

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PeteWebb commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 8:06pm

@harrycoopr had to laugh at that along with all the comments from peeps saying how fitting the music is...yeah...if you're surfing in India.

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udo commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 6:25pm

They been scoring island to the East / Slater Strider Chongy
https://www.instagram.com/nickchong1/

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shoredump commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 5:30am

Has there even been any other news in the world outside their insta stories?
Been loving the daily / hourly updates

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Jono commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 11:27am

Have we just witnessed udo's first link??

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bluediamond commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 8:40pm

The King. So good to watch his approach. Those channel photos of the 'shared' barrels must look pretty sick.

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Logical commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 8:59pm

Kelly probbaly got into Bali really easily.

The KITAP is a permanent stay permit which allows the recipient to stay in Indonesia for 5 years at a time.

These holders are allowed in under COVID19.

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Eliza Feely commented Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020 at 9:02pm

I loved watching this clip- Kelly drops in, they drop in, everybody surfing amazing- and the water colour stole the show! BEST!

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Spuddups commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 5:06am

If Kelly Slater paddled out at my home break I'd let him have any wave he wanted. To witness someone of his ability surfing our local waves to their full potential is unheard of round here. It would be great to see.

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views from the ... commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 6:16am

Can someone please get a vid of me sharing a wave with Kelly!!!
Will reward handsomely- not necessarily cash.

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frog commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 6:53am

We should all drop in on Kelly every chance we get and then high five him at the end. He will be stoked as it clearly gets lonely at the top. Then post Instagram shots of us ripping together #sharewithGOAT

Frogg

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zenagain commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 11:00am

And in bigger news almost gone unnoticed-

Udo posted a link!

Bravo.

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DudeSweetDudeSweet commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 11:23am

Good job , Udo.

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batfink commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 11:47am

I’d like to see Kelly riding longer boards occasionally on waves of that size. He doesn’t need them, nobody does if you can catch the waves, just the more graceful flow of a longer board appeals to my senses, maybe a 6’4” or 6’6”.

I occasionally look at some older footage and the lines that are taken on a longer board are just more aesthetically pleasing, to my humble senses. And perhaps he could start another new longer board fad and cash in on that.

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bluediamond commented Wednesday, 16 Sep 2020 at 12:26pm

Agreed! Slater on longer rails is a thing of beauty.