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Volume 5 from The Journals landmark series about the worlds great waves and how they affect our surfing culture.Surfing was born in Hawaii, but raised in California. This is where it was glamorized, industrialized, packaged, marketed and sold. Hollywood put surfing on the big screen. Capital Records helped make it the soundtrack for teenage baby-boomers. The surf media was invented here. California, in other words, corrupted the sport -- even as it helped it develop and evolve. Throughout the 1960s, hundreds of thousands of surfers fanned out across the state coastline, riding waves and having a great time. Meanwhile, the California style was being reproduced in Australia, Japan, Peru, En

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