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Sally Fitz on ESPN

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2012

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12 Things I Learned in 2012:

  1. I actually do like barrels.
  2. I actually don’t hate [carefully selected] hostels.
  3. Learning new languages really does get harder as you get older.  Continue reading
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Boxing Day: Kirra’s Mean Right Hook

Thanks to Cyclone Fina, the Gold Coast picked up some major swell over the holly days. Check out my current home break on Dec. 26th:

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Figured out how to legitimately have an entire birthday weekend!

Birthday video. In honor of the fact that Water, water is 1/13th my age this week. And happy birthday to Nick, Joel, Brendon, Grant, Scott, Dane, Ryan, Ges, Matt, Coby, and all of my other surfing friends born on this most excellent week in the fine month of November.

P.S. After fully checking myself out in front of the full-length mirror on the way out of the bathroom last night, I turned around and realized I’d been caught by none other than Parko–which afforded me the chance to say a startled and slightly embarrassed “hello.” Birthday magic.

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Social Surfers

A tsunami advisory goes out for the entire Pacific Ocean.  On the East Coast of the United States, Facebook explodes with status updates.  At 9:56 a.m. Hawaii time, a surfer writes, “Sitting in Hawaii waiting for the END OF THE WORLD!”  At 2:57 p.m. Eastern time, a surfer in New York City reads it.  Twenty-one minutes later, this pattern repeats.  Multiply this activity by x: Twitter is veritably vibrating.

We surfers seem to love social networking, and, actually, all things internet.  In the beginning, we all used to follow one of the major magazines on Twitter, and maybe Mick Fanning.  Now, the possibilities are nearly endless: names, big and small, in all facets of the industry, and more people are signing up all the time.

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