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“This is a special photo in itself, as Travers Adler is seen being almost slightly serious,” says Morgan Maassen. “He’s always wearing the most massive grin, never without his guitar and trying to offer you food or some weird board he has reshaped—a true legend.” Photo: Maassen
Sterling on winning the Battle of the Blogs and reaching a crossroads in life
Sterling on winning the Battle of the Blogs and reaching a crossroads in life.
“Going through some photos I found this one of Gabriel Medina from Hawaii in 2010,” says Todd Glaser. “It was one of the smaller days on the North Shore, but he surfed this left for hours. It kind of sums up a small day on the North Shore: light winds, filmers, and girls on the
“Music by the fire is a common occurrence while in Baja, but listening to G. Love and Keith Malloy play into the night is a once in a lifetime experience,” says Chris Burkard. Photo: Burkard
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“We somehow thought it was a great idea to drive from LA, 30 hours south of the border in Mexico with a ton of board bags and a jet ski,” says Zak Noyle. “I went with Jamie O’Brien and his two filmers. It was a long road trip but we ended up getting good waves
“Bali’s wet season was always underrated. Unfortunately, that has all changed recently and the surf is as busy now as the more famous dry season surf,” says Jason Childs. “But if you really hunt for them, you can still find moments of uncrowded gold.” Photo: Jason Childs
“Punker Pat doing what all of us would do when faced with perfect waves in Mexico…start riding a surf mat,” says Chris Burkard. Photo: Burkard
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