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WATCH | Wipeout! Champion surfer Kelly Slater snaps his board

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World champion surfer Kelly Slater has been caught on camera wiping out at a beach in NSW this morning.

A crowd watched on as the 11-time world champion hit the waves at Avalon beach, but it seems like he might’ve hit them a little too hard, snapping his board in two.

Half of the broken surfboard ended up in the nearby ocean pool.

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Alex, who shot the footage, told Ben Fordham Mr Slater let members of the crowd keep the broken board as a keepsake.

“He donated both halves to the kids, and then he actually went back out and snapped another one.

“I think he kept that one, cause it was a brand new board.

“I’ll give him a 9.8.”

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