Once And For All

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• It’s Taj Burrow, not Burrows.

• It’s Gabriel Medina, not Mendia.

• It’s Maverick’s, not Mavericks.

• A frontside grab is not an Indy grab.

• For every air-reverse, do three roundhouses.

• It’s time to kill Yew! (You! is acceptable, though.)

• Goofyfooters just look different when they surf, and that’s OK. (Foreigners, too.)

• Jaws isn’t the place to learn to surf big waves. Someone’s going to die.

• Judges: Don’t reward surfers for intentional theatrics. This isn’t soccer.

• Standing on your board and diving off wastes more energy than it’s worth.