Chris Gentile of Pilgrim Surf

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The ocean is serene as it is unsettling. There’s no better example of its power than the super storm that came through New York City last week, unleashing havoc that left a wake of destruction along its path. The beaches at Rockaway that we New Yorkers were so familiar with over the summer is no…

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Local Legends: Danny Hess

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Danny Hess is a legend. He’s a San Francisco  funhogger, shaper, surfer and staple who calls the fog soaked shore of Ocean Beach home. His small shaping studio is just a few blocks from some of North America’s best sand bars, which affords a perfect opportunity to hone the art of board building with sustainable…

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#Local_Legendz Wayno Sterner

#Local_Legendz Wayno Sterner

The waves have been flat for a few weeks and the cobwebs are taking over. But I’m reminded that every day Wayno Sterner is out there, catching waves or just floating in the lineup – 100% inspiration. Submission by @punkerpat Who are your #Local_Legendz? Introduce us to him or her and you could win an…

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#Local_Legendz Naresh Kumar

#Local_Legendz Naresh Kumar

Naresh Kumar (@iamarunr) completed his first marathon in India in 2009 as a dare between him and his friends who had all never run before. Honestly they thought it was super funny that people ran for sport. Naresh barely finished. Running it in shoes was one of the most painful experiences of his life. He…

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#Local_Legendz Jesse Clayton

#Local_Legendz Jesse Clayton

Jesse Clayton has been building DIY concrete skateparks for the last 6 years in abandoned playgrounds of Philadelphia. Real Deal #local_legendz dude. See more of his work here: http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/improvement/outdoor-projects/philadelphia-volunteer-skateboarder-hometown-heroes Submitted by Steve Who are your #Local_Legendz? Introduce us to him or her and you could win an endlessly useful Leatherman tool. Check out all the Legendz…

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#Local_Legendz Evan

#Local_Legendz Evan

Evan (not to be confused with last week’s Local Legend Evan Marks) re-invented the quad for himself in 1994 and dumped the thruster forever. He used to shape and glass them at his house in front of Cardiff Reef. If you’ve ridden one or seen him surf, you know they work well. Submitted by Nate…

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#Local_Legendz Evan Marks

#Local_Legendz Evan Marks

Evan Marks is the founder and executive director of The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano, a non-profit organization devoted to educate the community on permaculture as well as other environmental solutions. Submitted by Zach Chacon Who are your #Local_Legendz? Introduce us to him or her and you could win an endlessly useful Leatherman tool. Check out…

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#Local_Legendz Ryan Gerard

#Local_Legendz Ryan Gerard

Ryan Gerard has been surfing the Great Lakes as long as I can remember. He started Third Coast Surf Shop, the largest surf shop in the Great Lakes and is an amazing surfer and an awesome dude.  Submitted by Zach Who are your #Local_Legendz? Introduce us to him or her and you could win an…

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