The Nation of Ken


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Bruce Jenkins’ epic treatment of dedicated surfer Ken Bradshaw. “On paper, Ken has nothing: No job, no salary, no sponsers, not the slightest hint of support from the industry to which he has devoted his life. Then again, he has everything: Love, contentment, a long list of accomplishments, and a legitimate claim as the man who caught the biggest wave ever surfed.”