Kelly Slater Creating Personal Brand
The 42-year-old revealed the news himself in a modest post on his Facebook web page. The statement praised Quiksilver and the time he has been linked with them.
He went on to add that he was looking forward to making his own brand.
“For years I’ve dreamt of creating a brand that combines my enjoy of clean living, duty and style. The inspiration for this brand comes from the folks and cultures I encounter in my constant international travels.”
The American World Tour Champion has been element of the skilled surfing circuit given that 1990 when he was 18 years old. Because then he has performed in around 54 competitions, winning 11 titles, his final in 2011.
According to reports, the move to drop Quiksilver came following the brand stopped developing VSTR, the brand designed with Slater in 2012.
The debut variety, complete particulars of which are yet to be announced, is anticipated to reflect the athlete’s casual style, incorporating t-shirts, shorts and chinos. No stockists have been confirmed, nevertheless Slater’s website is presently below building, hinting at a feasible e-commerce platform.