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Devil Winds - 10/07

“Devil Winds” – Surf Story

Devil Winds By J. Friesen I fell in love with a girl who doesn’t surf. She crochets. She doesn’t swim either, only doggie-paddles – won’t even put her head underwater. “Come on,” I plead with her. “Let me teach you [...]

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Surfers For A Cause

Surfers for a Cause San Diego Surfrider FoundationAn indication of the success the San Diego chapter of the Surfrider Foundation experienced this year are the 1,500 NEW members in 2006. Although impressive, every surfer in San Diego should sign up [...]

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Remembering Big Wednesday

The forecasts were claiming the biggest swell in 10 years.  Some were skeptical.  But as Wednesday morning rolled around, the buoys were reading in the 15-foot range at 17 seconds. We all knew we were in for something. Surfers woke [...]

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Our First Time

Some people, when they look back at the younger times in their lives might refer to them as “the good old days.” That’s subject to debate, but for me, things were definitely different back in our previous century. It’s all [...]

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IB: Where the Forgotten Play: Recollections from a border town

There is nobody around as the boys head out for dawn patrol.  The sun is barely rising over the Otay Mesa as they peddle their bikes up First Street (now Seacoast Drive) towards the pier, homemade surfboards underarm.  The vacant [...]

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San Diego’s Finest

July 8, 2006, Biarritz France, the final horn blasts and two of San Diego’s finest young talents take 1st and 2nd place at the inaugural Roxy ASP Women’s’ World Longboarding Championship.  Schuyler McFerran, of Encinitas, was crowned champ and in [...]

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Josh Hromin

Name: Josh HrominAge: 16Hometown: San Diego, CaliforniaSpot: P.B. DriveSponsors: Analog Clothing, Dakine, Pacific Drive, Anon, Boomerang SurfboardsBoard(s): 5’10” Boomerang Teacher: My dad.Travel: Australia and mainland MexicoFavorite experience: Surfing a secret spot in mainland. Favorite ‘CTer: Taylor KnoxStyle comparison: Bart ReillyCompetition: [...]

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Jordan Gaudet

Name: Jordan GaudetAge: 17Hometown: Ocean BeachSpot: O.B.Sponsors: Fox, Plusone, O.B. Surf Shop, Jet Pilot, Ocean Earth, Julie DesignsBoard(s): 6’0’’ Plus OneTeacher: No one, just learned.Travel: NoneFavorite experience: Hawaii surfing solid sunsetFavorite ‘Cter: Rob Machado, Kalani RobbStyle comparison: No oneCompetition: Made semis at [...]

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