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Getting To Know Amee Donohoe

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For 12 years Amee Donohoe was a professional surfer on the women’s circuit. She showed great skill and ability to reach number five in the world. Becoming the best in the world meant she “was consumed with dedication and passion it takes to reach such a place.” Being a professional surfer was a “great journey” but felt after surfing for so long that she would also want study.

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Getting To Know Tyler & Kirby Wright

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Im sitting quite far down the point at Lennox waiting for a wide set and from a distance up near the peak I see a bikini clad ripper sending spray four to six feet off the lip of each top turn. Instantly I think it’s Tyler Wright but as she flies down the line I soon realise that it’s Tyler’s sister Kirby and she is ripping! As Kirby flies past and the next set wave lines up along the point, Tyler comes from around a deep section and proceeds to carve one of the most powerful forehand gouging top turns I have ever seen.

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Getting To Know Taylor Miller

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Taylor grew up in a surfing family in the hills behind Byron Bay where the bush drew stark contrast to the coast. Fresh air, clean water and pure people formed her childhood years and in later years the trend continued in fortunate world travel, sports and studies. Taylor completed an honours thesis about Italian surfing culture at the University of Sydney in 2011 and is currently on the editorial collective of Kurungabaa, ‘a journal of history, literature and ideas from the sea’.

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The Peoples Princess

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Hawaiian Princess Victoria Ka`iulani (1875-1899)

Ka‘iulani became known throughout the world for her intelligence, beauty and determination. During the overthrow of her kingdom in 1893, she spearheaded a campaign to restore the monarchy. As history shows ‘white people’ have integrated there sickness, values and culture upon the native Hawaiian people, threatening their cruisey island way of life.

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‪Jericho Poppler‬

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Jericho Poppler is a champion woman surfer from the seventies, raised in Long Beach California, considered ballet and jazz her passions. She danced for years prior to getting into surfing which contributed to her graceful surfing style. Jericho dominated the surfing scene with a decade of championship titles from all over the world. This helped her earn her own "Jericho Poppler" model surfboard with world famous shaper Robert August.

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