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Tom Curren and Rip Crul Search score perfect Sumatran river wave

Updated: April 12, 2011, 1:00 PM ET
By Jake Howard

Surf adventure used to be epitomized by the mantra, "If you don't hear from me in six months, send wax." But as wave-riders have fanned out across the globe and all the nooks and crannies have developed their own local scene, dedicated ferals are forced to seek out more remote reefs, and in the case of the recent "Bono" discovery in Indonesia, push deeper into the jungle. And it's not a solitary, soul-searching affair anymore either, today's crews come armed in HD.

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