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French surfers tackle the Indo tidal bore wave “Bono”. Tetsuhiko Endo’s review of Amstel Surf Film Festibal 8 in San Sebastian, Spain. Ever-changing technologies translate to new surf reporting techniques and surf reporting etiquette. Surfing Around, A Gerry Lopez interview excerpted from “Dark Green Religion” by Bron Taylor explores surfing and its relation to spirituality. Passings: Frank Latta and James Stanley Kuuipo Lau, Off-The Lips with Bill Bringhurst, Jim “Finger Mill” Irwin, and Ben Marcus. Spin The Globe: Bukit Peninsula, Bali, Indonesia. Liner Notes is the back story on the creation of The Surfer’s Journal 20 year anniversary; Derek Rielly’s Martin Potter story; Steve Lis and his twin-keeled, split-tailed, San Diego Fish by Cher Pendarvis; and fine artist Julian Schnabel profile.