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K e l ly S l at e r i s a n i n d o m i ta b l e f o r c e . H av i n g j u s t c l i n c h e d a n u n p r e c e d e n t e d t e n t h wo r l d t i t l e , t h e s u r f e r f r o m C o c oa B e ac h , F lo r i da , w i l l f o r e v e r b e r e m e m b e r e d a s a f r e a k i sh ly ta l e n t e d, a l l- c o n q u e r i n g K i n g . B u t w h o, e x ac t ly, i s t h e m a n b e h i n d t h e m ac h i n e ? S i x w e e ks b e f o r e t h i s e p o c h - m a k i n g v i c to r y, H UC K wa s g r a n t e d e xc l u s i v e ac c e ss to K e l ly S l at e r ' s wo r l d d u r i n g t h e Q u i ks i lv e r P r o H o ss e g o r , F r a n c e . W e h u n g a r o u n d i n h i s e n to u r ag e a l i t t l e , trailed the icon through the maddening c r ow d s , a n d c a u g h t a g l i m p s e o f l i f e b e yo n d t h e s p ot l i g h t ' s r e ac h . Th e r e s u lt s o f t h at e n c o u n t e r w e r e c a p t u r e d by d o c u m e n ta r y p h oto g r a p h e r G u y M a r t i n , a n d e m b l a zo n e d ac r o ss t h e c ov e r o f H UC K 2 3 . Th e s e a r e t h e m o m e n t s w e c o u l d n ' t f i t i n s i d e t h e m ag .


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