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“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.”-Benjamin Disraeli


72 Mick Fanning Pro SpotlightThe Aussie super pro might be one of the fastest animals on Earth. Adam Blakey investigates.

82 Ten Trips You Really Need To TakeYou look like you need a vacation! Here are profiles of ten places to go to escape the drudgery of the local beachbreak.

98 Photo SectionWords are way overrated.

108 The Pressure’s OnAfter winning the 2002 NSSA Nationals, Dustin Cuizon suddenly finds himself with big shoes to fill. Story by Aaron Checkwood.


16 PrologueThe journey is the reward.

32 LettersIt is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.

40 NoteworthyEverything you didn’t even know you need to know.

52 HabitatJoe Crimo lives in an RV.

58 Motion PicturesGirls … photos of Dan!

62 Ear/EyeJosh Hoyer likes metal.

66 ShapersGreg Webber thinks your board’s a piece of crap.

114 CompetitionCheyne Arnold, Fourth Place, Middle School Girls.

120 Check Outs”One must care about a world one will not see.”-Bertrand Russell

134 EpilogueLet the tent be struck.

138 Word AssociationMr. Conan Hayes.