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12. Cory Arrambide, Winner NSSA Nationals

Every amateur in America dreams of putting an exclamation point on their amateur career by winning Nationals their final year, and this time around Arrambide had the good fortune to do just that. In addition to his win at Nationals, [...]

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11. Andrew Doheny, Phenom

Newport super-grom Andrew Doheny is only 14, but he’s already racked up six NSSA West regional titles, in 2007 he won at Nationals and the U.S. Championships, was named to the 2008 PacSun USA Surf Team, and recently returned from [...]

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10. Jen Smith, World Champion

Seemed like Jen Smith couldn’t make a wrong move in 2007. Reigning at the Roxy ASP Women’s World Longboard Championship in France this summer, Smith, 21, went home with the world title—a steep bump up from the second place she [...]

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9. RVCA, Artist Network Program (ANP)

Yes. Volcom and apparently every other company now has their own network, collabo or creative togetherness program… However, no one does it with more professionalism and completeness than RVCA. In addition to their impressive roster of athletes, RVCA boasts a [...]

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8. Ken “Skindog” Collins, Winner Billabong XXL Ride of the Year

Over the last few years Ken “Skindog” Collins has reinvented himself as a lunatic big wave hell-man, and re-injected his surf career with a healthy shot of adrenaline. Skindog has seen his fair share of heavy water accolades lately, including [...]

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6. Bobby Martinez, Highest Rated Californian on the WCT

Bobby Martinez has been on the surfing A-list since he was a little grom winning the Menehune division of NSSA Gold Coast events. His surfing continued to progress and inspire as he moved up the age brackets winning seven NSSA [...]

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5. Dane Reynolds, WCT Birth

A few years ago, Dane Reynold’s competitive drive was debatable; he seemed to favor the stress free Indo film trip to the complexities of WQS life. His ability was unquestionably there, but it remained to be seen what niche in [...]

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4. Jonno Wells, CEO Surfline

As far as surf reports and forecasts go, the pack can be broken into two groups — Surfline and everyone else. But, prior to this year, their brand, long established as the online standard to which other sites are held, [...]

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