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Condition of rescued surfer uncertain

Condition of surfer resuced from Waimea yesterday is uncertain

Updated: January 17, 2011, 4:29 PM ET
By Jon Coen

With some serious west/northwest swell rolling through the Pacific Ocean this week, Waimea Bay broke yesterday to the normal tune of big drops, big crowds, and big names. But the day took a turn for the worse when a surfer was found underwater on the inside.

According to North Shore surfer, Robin Bond, the victim's name is Derrick Mirikitani, a surfer in his 30s. Bond assisted in the rescue. Mirikitani was taken to Wahiwa General Hospital, not far from the North Shore, where ...

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