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45: Shane Dorian

Photograph By Joli/Servais

Dorian, of the Big Island, competed on the World Tour from 1993 to 2004 before focusing on big wave riding. Today, he is pushing what is possible behind a ski or paddling in at Jaws and Teahupoo, and is the most decorated Billabong XXL competitor ever.