NORTH SHORE WEEK IN REVIEW: 12/14-12/21

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The contest stopped. The week began. Small surf became big surf (well, big by most mainland standards; solid by that […]

INTERVIEW WITH THE CHAMP

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(Interviewer’s notes: You wouldn’t believe the amount of crap a pro surfer goes through after something happens like what happened […]

THE 2003 XBOX GERRY LOPEZ PIPELINE MASTERS: FINAL DAY

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Surf: Six feet, mainly rights, clean with windy periods Events Held: Event to finalNature’s Call: Well, I did what I […]

SMYRNA ON THE ROCKS

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Only you can prevent the destruction of New Smyrna Beach. Once again the Army Corps of Engineers has set its […]

INTERVIEW WITH SIX-TIME WORLD CHAMPION LAYNE BEACHLEY

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It was one hell of a year for five-time — make that six-time — women’s world champion Layne “the Beast” […]

NORTH SHORE WEEK IN REVIEW

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It was a week like a gathering storm, marked by an electric calm, bent to its snapping point, and teetering […]

THE 2003 XBOX GERRY LOPEZ PIPELINE MASTERS: DAY TWO

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Surf: Six feet, clean with windy periods, degenerating to slop laterEvents Held: Remaining Round One, Round Two Nature’s Call: You’re […]

THE 2003 XBOX GERRY LOPEZ PIPELINE MASTERS: DAY ONE

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Surf: Six to 10 feet, clean with windy periods Events Held: Trials, seven heats of Round One Nature’s Call: Yes, […]

BEACHLEY OFF TO PERFECT START

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Thursday, Dec. 11 produced perfect 4-5 ft. waves at Honolua Bay, Maui offering up high scoring rides at this year’s […]

Op Honor Roll – Bruce Irons

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THIS MONTH’S ACE: Bruce Irons RECENT RESULTS: Third place, Billabong Tahara Pro (6-Star WQS), Tahara, Japan REMARKS: We all knew […]

THROTTLED

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This past Saturday, one of the “ugliest” tow-in/paddle-in confrontations to date occurred at Todos Santos Island, nine miles off Ensenada. […]

JAN. 04: TAKEOFF

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I’ll never forget my first issue of SURFING Magazine. As an 11-year-old towhead who recently decided that chasing waves at […]

NORTH SHORE WEEK IN REVIEW

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WHO ARRIVED: {{{CJ}}} Hobgood (“I’m finally starting to feel like a surfer again.”); Pat O’Connell (“I wouldn’t be here if […]

THE 2003 RIP CURL CUP: FINAL DAY

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SURF: 6 to 8 feet, north/northwest, tricky to classicEVENTS HELD: Round of 32 to the beautiful endNATURE’S CALL: Erase all […]

SURFING MAGAZINE’S 2003 SHAPER OF THE YEAR: ERIC ARAKAWA

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In the middle of the ocean, on the edge of the jungle, in an abandoned sugar mill with barren walls […]

20 SURFING COVER FIRSTS

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The cover shot. In the surf mag world, it’s the holiest of holies. Sponsors top-dollar {{{incentives}}}. Surfers claim kingpin status […]

ASK CAPTAIN BLACKSHORTS

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THIS MONTH’S CHALLENGE: I am conducting a research paper for class and I need to know when the first issue […]

THE 2003RIP CURL CUP: DAY THREE

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Surf: Clean, 6 feet and fading. Fast. Events Held: Round Two (the dreaded “Loser’s Round”)Nature’s Call: Let’s just get this […]

NORTH SHORE WEEK IN REVIEW

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WHO ARRIVED: Andy Irons (“It’s been so bad over here, I stayed on Kauai until the night before my heat.”); […]

THE 2003 RIP CURL CUP: DAY TWO

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Surf: {{{Eight}}} to 10 feet, still wobbly, but BowlingEvents Held: Round OneNature’s Call: What? You don’t like wind? Then I […]

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