Surf No More, Forever

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“We want to believe that quitting surfing does not happen,” Brad Melekian writes. “This is because, as surfers, we’ve all committed ourselves to the idea that surfing is about commitment.” Why do people quit surfing? Who actually quits? And what are the conditions of surrender? Consider “The End.”