Jorja and Jolene Smith

Orange County, 1989

Jorja and I are always there for each other, no matter if we win or lose.

This unattributed interview ran in the December 1989 issue of Surfing. The version here has been slightly edited

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The most obvious question is, how does one tell you two apart?

JORJA: The best way for people to tell us apart is that Jolene is a goofyfoot and I’m a regularfoot. That’s out in the water. On land, you’ve got to really get to know us, because we look a lot alike. But when you get to know us, there are differences in our personalities, different facial expressions. I have ...