A North Shore Diary


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Chris Malloy describes the daily activities of the Malloy brothers Keith, Dan, and their “young-guns” surf buddies (Kelly Slater, Todd Chesser, Donny Soloman, Kalani Robb, etc.) during the month of November. Watermen all, they keep busy plying the traditional skills of diving, bodysurfing and wave chasing in all conditions that occur, including some heavy days at Pipe and Waimea.