There is no one else on earth that possesses the coolness that Bill Murray does.That’s why , one of the finest things between paper covers that exists in the magazine world, devoted an entire issue to him.Slater is at the J-Bay Open in South Africa, competing in his first world tour event since sustaining a foot injury that sidelined him from the tour for the best part of a year.
In the beginning I rooted against Slater because rooting for him is like cheering for oxygen. Over time, he won me over with his skills and daring. He can't claim any of the prerequisites to pro surf tour greatness. Since joining the pro tour in 1991, Slater has 54 world tour victories—surfing's rough equivalent to a golf or tennis 'major.' There are currently a handful of guys on the tour who have never won a WCT event.We're doing a lot of recycled stuff—old fishing nets pulled out of the ocean recycled into clothing fabric. There is zero chance I will ever be bored of finding and surfing good waves. There are so many different kinds of waves—reefs, big waves, small waves, hollow waves, point waves, warm water, cold water.The design element will come first, but I want it to be seen as a responsibly produced product. Unlocking a surf break can take years—finding the right size, the right wind, the right tide, all of those elements coming together.The group eventually found each other and the day turned out rather nice.” The pages that follow are comprised of a conversation between the two as they whack balls around the course.Here’s an excerpt, just to whet your appetite: : Yeah, I only had one line that was in my script. They were shooting in Davie, Florida and I was working on Saturday Night (Live).