GQ names Kelly Slater one of the coolest athletes of all time

January 25, 2011 – 1:22 pm

GQ has named Kelly Slater one of the coolest athletes of all time alongside such greats as Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali and Joe Namath.

Kelly recently won his 10th world championship, an historic achievement unmatched in surfing history. His win has made Kelly unquestionably the most dominant competitive surfer in the history of the sport.

He currently stars in the Giant Screen 3D film, The Ultimate Wave Tahiti, where audiences follow his quest to find the perfect-wave riding experience.

Check out some of the media coverage on GQ’s 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time. Congratulations Kelly!

GQ: The Coolest Athletes of All Time: The Covers

USA Today: Who are the 25 ‘coolest’ athletes of all time?

SURFER Magazine: Kelly Slater in GQ