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7.22.10

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SURF NEWS – Ryan Hipwood Air Drops At Massive Shipsterns

Ryan Hipwood, 23, of Queensland is one of the world’s most promising young big wave maestros. On this beautiful, big, scary day at Tasmania’s Shipstern Bluff, Ryan picked up this wave (pictured), hoping for the best. Ten seconds later, he was in mid-air – inside the wave’s colossal, living-room-sized mouth! Ryan had rocketed off Shipstern’s […]

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7.22.10

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First West Swell Turns Pipe On

Maui charger Ian Walsh is standing outside the Red Bull house, rubbing his hands together, talking as over his left shoulder, another massive set stacked up pyramid style on Pipe’s first reef and detonated on the shallow reef, all airbrushed by a stiff, clean easterly offshore. “Earlier in the day, it had been a little […]

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7.22.10

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NSSA Decides To Rejoin Surfing America

“This is a tremendous and historic day for Surfing America and the sport of surfing,” said Mike Gerard, Surfing America’s executive director. “NSSA is an extremely important piece to the American surfing landscape. And, as Surfing America operates under a philosophy of inclusion, to have such a large and prestigious organization outside of the system […]

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7.22.10

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Opinions Run Deep In La Jolla Community

A spilled drink. This whole sad affair started because of a spilled drink. What followed were bad decisions. A brawl. A punch. A death. Lives ruined and an affluent community thrust into the pop culture spotlight of Nancy Grace and her sluethy ilk. View photos of the memorial paddle out for Emery Kauanui Seth Cravens […]

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7.22.10

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Dora, Sunset Beach, Kelly Slater, Russian Surfers

Rarick has directly or indirectly been a part of almost every aspect of our surfing history and surf culture. In many ways he’s the Forrest Gump of surfing history. SURFER: Not much has taken place in the surf world that you didn’t have some involvement with. Before we get into the Triple Crown stuff we […]

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7.22.10

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Big Swell Injures Surfers At Pipeline

“It makes me nervous when he’s out at Pipe—it’s so dangerous,” Aamion Goodwin’s wife, Daize Shane, was telling a friend on the beach late Friday afternoon. Moments later, he stroked into a set wave—just as he has done hundreds of times before—and stalled, setting up for the barrel section. Just then another surfer, Cody Graham, […]

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7.22.10

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INDONESIA: Dream Wave Discoveries In the World's Largest Tropical Archipelago

As soon as the Thai Airlines 707 left the ground, my friend Mark Oswin and I each stretched out on some empty seats to catch up on some very needed sleep. As I drifted off, I dreamed of a beautiful stewardess laying a blanket over me, which I pulled around my neck and fell deeper […]

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7.22.10

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CENTROAMERICA: On The Way Home

Returning is a transition We traveled south five months ago. It seems like years have passed. We’ve forgotten what it’s like to be able to drink water from a tap, flick on a TV, or go to the refrigerator for some cold eats. But we traded all of that willingly for things we’d never seen […]

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7.22.10

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EUROPE: Genesis

The drone of four giant Rolls Royce engines is nearly unbearable, like an orchestra of jackhammers, but somewhere along the eleven-hour flight from New York to Luxembourg, my head has stopped rattling and I’ve mentally added up the money we’ve saved by flying on Icelantic Airlines (fare: $319 round trip). Then, multiplying by the savings […]

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7.22.10

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SURFER Explores The Andaman Islands

In their search for surf through India’s wave-rich Andaman Islands, a crew of Americans travel back “to the earliest beginnings of the world.” Port Blair, Andaman Islands April 26, 1998 Mango trees outside my second story window; red-onion topped mosque with yellow flags drooping from stiff bamboo poles; cumulus clouds hanging motionless in the evening, […]

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