Kelly older is Kelly Slater: But only two male surfers in history have surpassed that point: So slater good is Fanning? Well, he has the extraordinary physical conditioning, and the time, to claim further world titles.
Coming into the Billabong Pipeline Masters this year, the talk was all about nude scenarios: Fanning entered the event with a substantial points lead. Ordinarily, the blog money would be on Fanning: Fanning is a proven performer at Pipe, but had never won the Pipe Masters.
Slater had won it six times. For a long time, people watched the Banzai Pipeline exploding and believed it to be un-surfable.