"If you have insecurities, they get worked out on the mat. I just think it's a humbling thing. People think of martial arts, they think that'll make you a badass and you'll kick somebody's butt, but to me it's the opposite. If it's treated right and taught correctly, it's the opposite -- it gives people confidence, and I think with that confidence comes less ego and more respect for other people.”- Kelly slater
The clock ticked past 1:00 a.m. at the Folding Table Gallery in the heart of Venice California. The stars of the show – Kelly Slater, Bruce Reynolds, Kevin Ancell, Todd Glaser and PM Tenore worked another long night transforming the original gondola housing dock into an epicenter of awareness and curiosity.