HBO Kelly Slater
In just three short years, the sport will make its Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games. Artificial wave technology has seen a major boom – it seems every week there’s a new proposed wave park somewhere in the world complete with tantalizing mock-ups. And for now at least, the bar against which all other waves are measured in quality is Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch. Check out LA Aerial DP, JJ Trinidad’s aerial cinematography work on HBO, REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL, TV’s most-honored sports journalism series, with a record 18 Sports Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Sports Journalism, returns for more enterprising features and reporting when the show’s 248th edition debuts TUESDAY, NOV. 21 (10:00–11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Also available to stream on HBO GO and HBO NOW. Catch a rare clip of Kelly Slater rippin at his Surf Ranch below.
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Watch rare clip of Kellyslater rippin it in his wave pool! Original clip from our HBO Special. He’s truly gifted & passionate about surfing and he’s addiction to this sport was obvious when we were working with him at the Surf Ranch. We feel lucky to have worked with such a talented & humble individual. It’s inspiring!