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A normal beachie turned on it's head complete with impossibly round schoolboy doodle shack.© 2014 coops/epicswells.com
As it hit the inside it stood-up into a square foamy board-breaker.© 2014 coops/epicswells.com
All along the coast it pumped.© 2014 coops/epicswells.com
Earlier in the day in a different location just as the swell started to show.© 2014 coops/epicswells.com
Cyclone swells like these come-up quick, peak and then drop back equally fast. This one really was only 24 hours of magic and you had to be on it as this gentleman demonstrates.© 2014 coops/epicswells.com
There must be a really sick one in the sights to sit tight and let these roll under you.© 2014 coops/epicswells.com
Pick a solid swell, make the treacherous paddle, avoid the fang-like rocks on the inside, and you could score some of the longest rights of your life.
If Jack Kerouac surfed he would have chewed his beatnik leg off to get on this trip. Desert Point to Shipstern and everything in between.
Not all winter is cold, even if the country is in danger of washing away there will be surfers lapping up the storms
Those two imposters, triumph and disaster, go hand in hand in the sport of bodyboarding, especially for those hellmen who push the boundaries of what is surfable.
From Europe to the West Coast of the States Alex Botelho had one hell of a season