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Wright's Pipe

Owen Wright on his lifelong love affair with Pipeline

Originally Published: January 10, 2013
By Graham Nash | XGames.com

The southeastern coast of Australia has a unique personality. Less crowded than its northern counterparts, the south coast is home to empty beaches and heavy reef breaks. Owen Wright was bred to be a talented tube rider. Growing up in a family of surfers on the south coast, Wright's dad would sacrifice most sessions to train his sons to surf the heavy reefs. As he entered his teenage years, he became more comfortable surfing these waves. When the time was ready, he made his first pilgrimage ...

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