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Gerry Lopez writes on his underexposed ’70s contemporary, Clement “Tiger” Espere: “In the Country, Barry Kanaiaupuni and Tiger ruled Sunset Beach and Haleiwa. They were the avant-garde of the Hawaiian chapter of the shortboard revolution, designing and riding radical surfboards that pushed the envelope of performance surfing in big waves.”