Kelly Slater: shattering bones at J-Bay ‘like smashing foot with a big hammer’

  • Eleven-time world surfing champion breaks two metatarsal bones
  • American says he expects to undergo surgery and be out for six weeks

The perils of surfing were again in evidence in South Africa on Monday when the 11-time world champion, Kelly Slater, sustained a badly broken foot in between rounds at the World Surf League’s Corona Open J-Bay.

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