Winter Wallop: Part 1

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One trend we've noticed so far this year is that guys aren't afraid to ride really big boards. So much for the "shorter is better" theory. Kenny "Skindog" Collins. Photo: Nelly/SPL

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Mavericks awakens and Californian’s rejoice up and down the coast as the first legit swell of 2012 hits. Stay tuned for part two, the offshore buoys are showing an even bigger and badder swell behind this one (see below)!

West Coast Swell

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