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Pacific’s Cortes Bank is full of big-wave surprises

Fred Swegles The Orange County Register Oct 20, 2011 For surfers who ride big waves, perhaps the most enticing, terrifying and humbling spot on Earth is a sunken island in open ocean 100 miles off the Southern California coast. Cortes … Continue reading

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Garrett McNamara Withdraws from Billabong XXL Awards

Hawaiian charger cites issue with event sponsorship and lack of industry support Every surfer in the world – as well as any TV-watching non-surfer – – knows that Garrett McNamara caught a giant wave off Nazare, Portugal in late January. … Continue reading

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