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Wave Warriors redeux

The story behind "Wave Warriors"

Updated: December 15, 2011, 7:16 PM ET
By Dibi Fletcher

It's been 25 years since Herbie Fletcher brought together the original Wave Warriors for the photo that captured a time in surf history that was to become iconic ... looking back, that photo seems to represent a time of innocence, a time before huge multinational conglomerates were putting big money into the sport -- and it was difficult to make a living as a professional surfer.

Now it seems like every great ride is posted on the internet before the swell is gone, and ...

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