The Deep End of the Gene Pool


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The father-son duo of Jerry and Ryan Burch are quintessentially North County. Open minded, prone to experimentation, happy to ride two-foot runners or eight-foot Swamis, the conditions dictate their equipment, and their creativity and passion for surfing enhances style that could only be passed down through the miracle of genetics.