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Check out Mick Fanning’s triple tube ride; Book and video reviews: “Cold Water Souls” by Chris Nelson, John Van Hamersveld “My Art/My Life,” Cyrus Sutton’s fourth film “Stoked & Broke; NorCal Ted Flaig shows his Neto Grip, an alternative system to Velcro and straps using magnets; a handy Saffa Surf Slang glossary. Surfing Around: Pezman discusses man vs. earth and its long-term effects as he gazes down the coastline; Passings: Jeff White, Paul “Senator” Luton, James Blears, George Gerlach, Walter “Beni” Rheinhold, Douglas Blake, John Farrow; Off-the-lips with Johnny Adiar, Derek Hynd, Flippy Hoffman, Mickey Muñoz. Liner Notes: Steve Pezman takes a look at surf publications and their role and relativity to the sport.