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Pipeline to the Pros
How a Pro Surfer Is Made
From former champions to up-and-comers, every surfer’s path to the pro ranks is different. Some are competition hounds looking to make their mark on the World Championship Tour, while others are just there for the fun of doing what they love.
Adriano de Souza
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The winner of the World Surf League 2015 Championship Tour surfs with passion and a commitment to his family.
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The American surfer’s entry into the pros has been rocky, but with a new mindset he’s ready to challenge.
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The Tahitian surfer is nicknamed 'The Spartan' for his superhero physique and his powerful style.
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For some surfers, the title is all that matters. But for JOB, the fun of surfing will always reign supreme.
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Big wave surfer Ian Walsh grew up 15 minutes from Hawaii’s Jaws, one of the world’s biggest breaks.
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A tough childhood made Carlos Muñoz more appreciative of the opportunities he enjoys today.