Robert Kelly Slater (born February 11, 1972)

Robert Kelly Slater (born February 11, 1972) is an American professional surfer, best known for his unmatched 11 world surfing championship wins.

Slater is widely regarded as the greatest professional surfer of all time.

Slater grew up in Cocoa Beach, Florida, where he still lives.

 He is the son of Judy Moriarity and Stephen Slater . He has two brothers, Sean and Stephen, and a daughter, Taylor, born in 1996.

Slater is an avid golfer and practices the sport of Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

His surfing inspirations are said to be Andy Irons, Shane Dorian, Josh Kerr, and Dane Reynolds, Andrew Bloom, Drew Phelps, Ken Wells, and Hunter Collins.