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2012 Hurley Pro

Photo: Jimmicane


EDIT O RIAL

Editor-in-Chief | Taylor Paul Managing Editor | beau Flemister Photo Editor | peter taras Associate Photo Editor | jimmy wilson Art Director | chato aganza Associate Art Director | Noa Emberson Online Editor | jason miller

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P HO T OG RAP HY BY

Jimmicane Jason Murray Steve Sherman Peter Taras Corey Wilson

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And so it begins. Photo: Jimmicane

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The life of a star. Wait — are those cargo shorts? Photo: Sherman

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Luke Davis and Jordy Smith. Photo: Sherman

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Wild hair. Wild eyes. Wild card. Conner Coffin.

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That’s sign language for “no grab.” Patrick Gudauskas, speaking volumes. Photos: C. Wilson

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Taj Burrow (l) and Jeremy Flores (r). Photos: C. Wilson

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When you’re at the top it feels like everyone’s out to get you. And they are. Mick Fanning (l and r), right to be suspicious.

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He had to wait for years, but John John finally got a photo with her. C’mon, smile buddy. Photo: Jimmicane

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John John and Yadin Nicol. Photos: (l) Sherman (r) Jimmicane

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Any horror flick will teach you to never close your eyes in the shower. Kolohe Andino, unaware of a creeping threat. Photo: C. Wilson

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...Lost turns 25

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Taj’s new board.

Julian’s new board.

Jordy’s new board.

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and so, we celebrate.

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1. Colt Ward, babe, Taylor Clark, Nick Greeninger, three babes and a creeper. 2. Luke Davis, Kolohe Andino, Dylan Goodale, Jeremy Carter, Ian Crane. 3). Babes. 4) Jake Marshall, Griffin Colapinto and friends. 5) Griffin and admirers. 6) Cory Lopez, Matt Biolos and Chris Ward. 7) The family Andino. 8) Gorkin and Joe Alani. 9) Nate Yeomans and John Robertson. 10) Kayla and Charity Pringle. 11) Joe Stauffer and Geoff Brack.

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Gabriel Medina. Photos: C. Wilson

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Bright suit. Bright fins.

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The future was last week. Gabriel Medina. Photos: C. Wilson

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stairway to Lowers.

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Jordy Smith on the field of dreams. Photo: Jimmicane

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It was the tail-throw that sold

Ahh, Kelly again?

her. Miguel Pupo and babe.

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Slippery when wet always. Photo: Jimmicane

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No air,

don’t care

Joel Parkinson, the greatest finesse-surfer of our time, sticks to his game and is rewarded. Photos: C. Wilson

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Wake me up for the final. Photo: Sherman

A cautionary reminder to enjoy VitaCoco in moderation. Photo: C. Wilson 038


You snooze, you...get f--ked with by Luke Davis. Kolohe Andino, lights out. Photo: C. Wilson 039


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Taj Burrow — always a highlight.

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Ace Buchan..um...wow...that’s just a stunning turn. Good job. Photo: Jimmicane

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Julian on Mick. No pressure. Photo: Sherman 044


Ace. Photo: Sherman

Bob Hurley and brood. Photo: Jimmicane

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Sharing is blaring.

Simpo and Yadin:

Friends,

teammates,

Taylor Swift

fans.

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Owen Wright, Bud Light Lime expression session. Photo: Jason Murray

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In pursuit of 50 wins, Kelly is still able to provide us with new perspective. This time, with photog Jason Murray’s help. Photo: Murray

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Julian Wilson. Photo: C. Wilson 052


Where’s Wardo? Photo: C. Wilson 053


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Taj Burrow, letting those fins breathe. Photos: Murray

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Who’s “Lorence?”. Photo: Sherman

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“He went thatta way.� Jeremy, helping Kelly track down the culprit who put pornography on his lockerroom iPad. (Yes, that really happened.) Photo: Sherman

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Our view. Photo: Jimmicane

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John John’s view. Photo: C. Wilson

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Bahahahahahahaha! Wilko, getting his giggles... Photo: Jimmicane

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...but it’s Kelly who laughs last. Photo: Jimmicane

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Upper Lowers. Photo: C. Wilson

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Paul Fisher’s laugh is contagious. These girls must’ve taken the anti-venom. Photo: Jimmicane

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Adriano de Souza. Photo: C. Wilson

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Jordy Smith rinsing off a dirty,

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dirty turn.

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Who says Taylor Knox can’t do slob grabs? Photos: Jimmicane

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John John Florence. Photo: Sherman

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Did you know that style is not in the judging criteria? Maybe that’s why Parko doesn’t have a World Title. Photos: Jimmicane

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Step 1: Soar.

Step 2: Ask for more.

Adriano. Photo: Jimmicane

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This poor lip. It needed 46 stitches after this turn. Mick Fanning, surgical. Photo: Murray

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Mick

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Fanning. Photos: Jimmicane

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Julian Wilson. Photo: Jimmicane

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Jeremy Flores employs the heir to the air — the power hack — which scored big this year at Trestles. Photos: Jimmicane

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Dane Reynolds did not come to the event. But his website did. Final day fog delay. Photo: C. Wilson

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Kelly. Photo: Sherman

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Joel. Photo: Sherman

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A four-finned Frubble. You order yours yet? Kelly suggests you do. Photos: C. Wilson

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Park...?

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...Oh! Photo: Jimmicane

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Kelly Slater. Photos: C. Wilson

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A fan for every WT win. 108

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Life.

Love.

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And the pursuit of being number one...50 times. Photo: Sherman

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Congrats, Kelly...

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...paper and rock can’t beat you. Photo: Sherman 114


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2012 Hurley Lowers Pro