The Top 20 Photos From The US Open

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In one of his earlier heats, one of the announcers actually mispronounced Miguel Pupo's last name which in another country might have gotten him in trouble. 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.