The Top 20 Photos From The US Open

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It seems like only a few years ago a backside three would blow peoples minds and now Felipe Toledo busts them every other wave. Photo: Checkwood


A one man wrecking crew during the 2012 US Open Of Surfing, TWS Photo Editor Aaron Checkwood was all over the beach and pier during the Open. Now that he’s had some time to recuperate from the madness, here are his favorite 20 images and the short stories behind them.