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Occhilupo in the quarters at Margaret

45-year-old Mark Occhilupo parties like its 1985 at the Drug Aware Pro.

Originally Published: March 23, 2012
By Peter 'Joli' Wilson | ESPN Action Sports

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Apparently, 45 is the new 25. In the world of professional surfing it seems almost inconceivable that someone who won the Telstar Drug Aware Pro in the mid 80s could be lining up in the quarterfinals of the 2012 event. Mark Occhilupo who has won twice here at Margaret River, (1985 and again in 2005) has done just that.

"I'm nearly 46," said Occhilupo after defeating his close mate and fellow goofy-footer Fred Patacchia in a ...

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