Kelly Slater at the Cave


As he almost bowed out of World Title contention for this year, we saw a rare show of aggression from Kelly in the change rooms post loss to Mr Aritz Aranburu. Who then later joined Kelly at a secret slab far and away from the action of the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.

Photographer Hugo Silva was there to capture the moment. Stopping for a coffee on his way home, Hugo Silva had given up, when his display lit up with ‘Kelly Cave’, all of sudden he flattened those plans to head home and turned that bus around and headed down the unforgiving road to the Cave, Ericeira. Here’s what unfolded before his lens.

All photos: Hugo Silva

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