“DEATH AND GLORY”: THE SLATER-IRONS’ RIVALRY COMES TO AN END

Matt Warshaw’s article on the Slater-Irons’ rivalry ran in the February 2011 issue of SURFER. It was written three weeks after Irons’ death, and Slater’s 10th world title win.  *  *  *  Before Andy Irons died, I don’t remember thinking that his long mid-career rumble with Kelly Slater was the absolute final word on surfing…