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Higher-Power Surfing

Filipe Toledo, all thanks pointed upwards. Photo: Corey Wilson When the great Portuguese explorer Bartolomeu Dias rounded the Cape of Good Hope after relentless Atlantic storms, coasting onto the calmer green seas of the…

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A Letter From Ocean Beach

Photo: Jimmicane IT’S NOT THAT I DISLIKE THE ATTENTION, BECAUSE EVERYONE ENJOYS BEING FAWNED OVER OCCASIONALLY. I DO FIND IT ENTERTAINING, ALL THE ADULATION AND HONEY-TONGUED HEADLINES SHOWERED UPON ME LATELY: “OCEAN BEACH PERFECTION”;…

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Passion Picks: 2016 Fiji Pro

Uknown. Photo: Jimmicane I’m currently sitting middle seat in economy sandwiched between the Fijian equivalent of Vince Wilfork and just a regular Fijian, which is still pretty massive. About 1/4th the CT walked past…

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Catching Up With Courtney

Photo: Jimmicane A few days ago, I watched live from the channel as Cloudbreak went XXL. From the vantage point of a Yamaha VX100, I saw every takeoff, wipeout, and occasional tube ride that…

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Cuba: The Great Escape

“You came here from Los Angeles?” asks Arnan between a lull in the sets. “I have a cousin that works at a cheese factory in Santa Monica.” Arnan Perez Lantigua is one of the…

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Brian Toth In A Puerto Rican Fling

You know what’s even better than getting barrelled of your ass all winter? Getting barrelled off your ass all winter in boardshorts with a cool Piña Colada on the beach calling your name. And…