John John Explains Why He's So Good

"He said in that book that he wanted to surf against me in 10 years, in the final at Pipe, and that happened, so he's kind of a prophet." John John on Kelly Slater's prescient wish-come-true.

Despite his tender years, John John is himself turning into a surfing messiah of sorts. He might not be the most articulate narrator in the business, but he certainly knows how to ride a barrel, and that's all that really matters.