" This was the moment of truth. Slater could have blown off the comment as folly, and nobody would have been the wiser. The title would be his, then and forever. But that’s not Slater. The remark sparked his curiosity, and he did the math himself, over and over again. Presto — that guy named Mark was correct.
“Kelly immediately began contacting people about this thing,” his agent, Terry Hardy, told the Chronicle (Slater made himself unavailable for comment). “He wasn’t going to be able to live with himself if he won the title unfairly. He’s going, ‘We gotta call the ASP and let ‘em know.’"
Vejam o que o brasileiro Renato Hickel, Manager da ASP, falou sobre o assunto no site Waves.