The Beast of Moon Tan Mountain


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It’s rough moving inland from the surf you always thought would be yours. Until 25 years later, and you think you remember how it’s done. Like riding a bike, right? If you commit, you will call yourself a surfer again no matter what the conditions bring, especially if you have a sense of humor.