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1986 BILLABONG PRO: BRYCE ELLIS JUST SAYS “NO” TO WAIMEA BAY

Bryce Ellis is mostly remembered, when he’s remembered at all, as one of two surfers who pulled out of the opening round of the 1986 Billabong Pro, held in monster conditions at Waimea Bay. What a shitty thing to be known for. Then again, not paddling out at Waimea is the most interesting thing on Ellis’...

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THE ELEGANCE OF BRYCE ELLIS, BY MARA WOLFORD

Mara Wolford’s essay on Aussie pro surfer Bryce Ellis originally ran in the Spring 2016 issue of White Horses magazine. If you haven’t already done so, click here to read a companion piece on Ellis; it sets up the Wolford’s article nicely.  *  *  *  I met Bryce Ellis when I was 16. He came to...

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