Ten Photos Part 3: Follow the Light Entries 2012

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Ten selected visuals from Photo Editor Peter Taras

They’ll shine a little light on your day

East Coasters // Outer Banks, North Carolina // 4:47

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Sean continues to deliver the goods from the right coast — featuring Cody and Tristin Thompson, Brett Barley, Phillip Goold, Sterling King, and Chris Mcdonald

Head high, offshore and perfect with just your buddies — Where do we sign up?

Dimitri Ouvre // Desert Point // 3:51

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Imagine your tube riding skills after posting up here for a few weeks

Let’s introduce a motion to rename it to Dessert Point. What do you say?

2012 Swimsuit Issue on Location: Catalina Island

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Marilyn’s Epoch:

The Dawn of Sex Appeal

Chase Wilson // Costa Rica // 2:29

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It’s hard to turn down a trip to Costa when the waves are playful and this fun

Chase books the ticket and takes the ride

InfluencING Kilian Garland

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Everything you ever do, see or hear influences your behavior and future decisions

Kilian on dining in Santa Barbara, traveling with a didrido and the best shows on TV

Globe’s Bantam Ditch Days // 1:10

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Globe’s Bantam skateboards are back — now with new colorways, wider trucks and stiffer decks

Go ahead, have yourself a ditch day

Nick Rosza // Salty Beards, Ventura // 2:23

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Nick says his travel budget’s tapped for the year — we sure hope this isn’t the case

Yet, the “one-footer”s he’s ripping will get us stoked for our lunch-time surf

Balaram Stack // DC: Show & Tell // 2:43

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DC pries into the life of New York’s favorite son

Balaram on getting spit out of Pipeline tubes and the New York Pro

Swell: A Year of Waves

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Join us on May 24 at 7pm at Salvation Malibu

See the flyer for details

Influential Families: The Fletchers // 4:15

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They’ve influenced multiple generations and have been at the forefront of modern surfing

This is their story — the Fletcher story

July 2012 Issue Wallpaper

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Ten wallpaper-sized images from SURFING’s staff photographers

Because your old wallpaper is so last month!

Matt Wilkinson and Damien Wills // Australia // 1:35

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Wilko and Dom exchange waves at their local beachie

Wilko’s hardly out2brunch in this clip

Dean Morrison // North Shore, Oahu // 2:08

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Two minutes of North Shore tubes satisfies Dingo’s insatiable appetite

This is Dean Morrison, inside of waves

Josh Kerr // Gold Coast, Australia // 2:05

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More outtakes during the filming of Josh’s new signature film

Kerrzy at home on the Goldy producing gold

Surf Adventures of Chancho // Mexico // 5:31

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Sterling Spencer’s Mexican adventures continue in Part 2 with Tonino Benson and Nick Rozsa

Ever seen someone surf in a habit?

Ten Photos Part 2: Follow the Light Entries 2012

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Ten selected visuals from Photo Editor Peter Taras — another impressive round

Who’s your pick for the grant? Let your voice be heard

Paul Fisher // Indonesia // 2:48

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He herds cattle. He pumps your gas. He carpools. He’s a family man.

But, more importantly, he’s a working class man. The Fish, all in a days work.

2012 NSSA West Coast Championships

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A weekend of combo swell provided Westerns with very contestable waves on the Southside of the Huntington Beach pier

America’s best west coast prodigies battled for a podium finish — yet, Japanese surfer, Hiroto Oohara, was victorious

Dege O’Connell // Hawaii, Indo, Mex // 3:48

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Dege’s winter and early spring looked a bit like this

Some people call it a Club Sandwich. We’re still unclear though. See Dege’s @1:08.

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