“CREATURE OF THE NIGHT” – SHANE POWELL PROFILE BY ANDREW FARRELL

"Creature of the Night," by Andrew Farrell, ran in the December 1998 issue of Australia's Surfing Life. Farrell and Powell were both of an ASL-launched surf and camping trip to Western Australia, along with Taj Burrow, Martin Potter, Maurice Cole, Ross Clarke-Jones, and Pancho Sullivan. This article has slightly shortened and edited. 

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Shane Powell's surfing career is a creaky Jakarta bemo weaving through the backstreets. It gets air over a bump and you hold your breath expecti...