Monthly Archives: May 2012

Praise for The 20-Year Surf Trip

“Please don’t walk, but run to give Kimball Taylor his next assignment. ‘The 20-Year Surf Trip’ was by far the best article I’ve read in your mag in the last ten years. I can do without the disgruntled pros, the … Continue reading

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Surfing Ireland: Angry Farmers and Friendly Dolphins

For a number of reasons, I spent most of February and March living in Galway, Ireland. When the winds went wrong, I stayed inside and wrote. When things cleared up, I jumped into the diesel Ford and logged some kilometers. … Continue reading

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On the Trail of Simmon’s Ghost

After researching 1960s Banzai Pipeline, Kimball Taylor’s interest in Bob Simmons’ 1953 bicycle trip from Makaha to Sunset Beach around Kaena Point piqued his interest. Rather impromptu, Taylor sets out to replicate Bob’s trip, even down to an old, rusty … Continue reading

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