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7.22.10

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CHANGE WE CAN BELIEVE IN: If Only Politicians Were As Well-Behaved

It’s hard to wrap an all-encompassing energy around the SURFER Poll Awards. Yes, this is the election that “really matters.” And yes, this is the one night out of all three hundred and sixty five nights in the unforgiving year (excluding leap years) that the best surfers in the world (and all the people who […]

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7.22.10

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FUTURE OF SURFING: Make Your Board Last Forever

The 2nd annual Future of Surfing Event held in Solana Beach September reminded surfers that the boards collecting dust in their garages don’t have to rot away for eternity. The event was started to promote consciousness about surfboard sustainability and to demonstrate that the life of a surfboard is far from over after its first […]

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7.22.10

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Billabong Girls Pro Rio Preview

The Billabong Girls Pro Rio, the fourth stop on the ASP World Championship Tour, will kick off next week at Barra de Tijuca, Brazil. With the competitive furnace ablaze after the Rip Curl event in Hossegor, the Top 17 will soon be making their way to the Southern Hemisphere to test their skills on the […]

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7.22.10

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SAN ONOFRE STATE PARK CRACKS DOWN ON NUDE BEACH: Trail 6 will no longer permit Nudies after Labor Day.

This past weekend as I walked down the curvy dirt path to San Onofre’s Trail 6, a newly posted sign stating “Nudity Prohibited” greeted me. The once ‘clothing-optional’ beach, where people have always come to let it all hang out, will now be forced to cover up. San Onofre’s ‘Trail 6′ State Beach, located in […]

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7.22.10

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HELLO SUMMER READING: SURFER'S Big Issue Is Ready And Waiting

Here comes your summer reading, courtesy of SURFER. The Big Issue is hitting stands and inhabiting the greater part of your mailbox. Following the legacy of the Big Issue of August, SURFER provides larger-than-your computer screen photos, taking you front and center for international surf checks, in the barrel with the pros, even the Love […]

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7.22.10

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INSIDE BALIWOOD, PT. 5: A Closer Look At Bali's Locals

I first met Balinese ripper Wayan “Betet” Merta at a mysto left-hand point-break in Malaysia. The discovery of those 2-foot-high glassy tubes peeling along the sand bottom left-point set-up made me feel like I was living a day in the life of intrepid surf explorers Craig Peterson and Kevin Naughton. The spot also served as […]

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7.22.10

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BLINDFOLD ANYONE? Stopping Slater From His 9th Is Impossible

Now would be a good time to try some scientific experiments on Kelly Slater, if for no other reason than to see just how strong the force actually is with this guy. Slater’s utter domination this year has, unfortunately, made this year’s title race a complete yawner. He can now officially clinch his 9th world […]

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7.22.10

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WHAT'S BEHIND NO. 9? Welcome to Kelly Slater's Third Act

So what does Kelly’s ninth world title tell us that we didn’t already know? Let’s quickly run down the checklist. 1. That he’s the world’s best surfer, ever? Nah. We knew that long ago. 2. That he’s one of the world’’ best athletes, ever? Well, if you weren’t convinced by the huge mountain of evidence […]

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7.22.10

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WHO IS TIM BOAL? An Interview With WQS #3

After winning the recent 5 star Rip Curl Pro in Zarautz, Biarritz based surfer Tim Boal has rocketed to number three in the WQS rankings and looks a certainty for the top 45 in 2009. After the conclusion of the Europe leg, in which Tim scored no worse than a 5th placing in any event, […]

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7.22.10

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WELCOME TO PARADISE: Surf Journalism Expedition Kicks Off At Padang

The Vibe There is nothing like it in the entire surfing world. The hope and excitement when, as a surfer, you step off the plane at the Padang airport and into the madness that is Indonesia. The colors, the impossible crowds, the sights, the smells, the sounds, assaulting the senses, heightening the adventure. Then it’s […]

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