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Ian Walsh, Shane Dorian

Photograph By Tony Heff

One's sarcastic, the other's as serious as a poison dart to the jugular. Walsh and Dorian may be big-wave surfing's odd couple, but what's particularly odd is how far they've been able to push each other, which in turn has pushed the sport as a whole.