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Former world champion surfer Sunny Garcia, left, and 11-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater ham it up at the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

From left, Justice Joslin of Los Angeles; Andrew Young of Vero Beach, Fla.; and Jef Joslin of Los Angeles attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Bede Durbidge of Australia attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Yaden Nicol and his 1-year-old son King Nicol attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Lakey Peterson of Santa Barbara attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

From left, Emily Sciersen, 17 (standing); Christine Lint, 18 (on shoulders); Skye Wagoner, 17, (standing) and Janelle Ferris, 17, all of Huntinton Beach, attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Aritz Aranburu of Zarautz, Spain, attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Sports Illustrated staff photographer Robert Beck attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Todd Kline, Vans US Open of Surfing webcast commentator, attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Michel Bourez, center, and his wife, Vaimiti, and 1-year-old, Kaoriki, attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Big wave surfer and announcer Peter Mel attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Junior pro surfer Lea Taylor attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Jason Andre attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

From left, Rameihk of Phoenix; Rimi and Yasmin of Anaheim Hills; and Nick Oats of Phoenix attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Wiggolly Dantas of Ubatuba, Brazil, poses after competing at the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Indie rock band The Faint, of Omaha, attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. From left are Dapose, Todd Fink, Clark Baechle and Jacob Thiele.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Justin Dinnauer of Yucaipa does a back flip at the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

The Reyes family from Lakewood attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach. From left are Rosalie, Kylie, Rommel and Kainoa.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Hector Holguin and Courtney Merriam, both of Los Angeles, attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Michael Davis of Murphy, N.C.; Nino, a German shepherd/husky mix; Tomothy Janeka of Huntington Beach and Fillip Conway of Sarasota, Fla., attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Surfer and Huntington Beach junior lifeguard Nathan Anderson, 10, attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Patrick Ivison of Life Rolls on Foundation; his sister, Sam Ivison, and Manuel Fernandez, all of San Diego, attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Christy Wagner and her daughters Lila, 5, and Emma, 3, attend the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Wanya Pasha of Phoenix attends the Vans US Open of Surfing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

From left, Ryan Jiles, Oui Hoq and Jesse Choy, all of San Bernardino, attend the Vans US Open of Surfing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Leila Hurst, 20, of Hawaii, attends the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Bianca Buitendag, of South Africa, stops to take a photo directly after winning her heat at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Former World Champion pro surfer Sofía Mulánovich, of Peru, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Sally Fitzgibbons, of Australia, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier Friday, July 26, 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Carissa Moore, of Hawaii, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer Laura Enever, of Australia, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Matt Costa, singer-songwriter from Huntington Beach, poses for a photo before performing at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pieR.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Tia Gibson, of Australia, and motocross rider Chris Buchanan, of Huntington Beach, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Junior Pro Surfers Kanoa Igarashi, left, of Huntington Beach, and Griffin Colapinto, of San Clemente at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier Friday, July 26, 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Andre Bukich holds his three-year-old son, Brody Bukich, of La Jolla, at The Vans US Open of Surfing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Former pro surfer and Endless Summer II surf movie co-star, Pat O'Connell, of Dana Point, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier Friday, July 26, 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro skater Curren Caples, of Ventura, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Pro surfer and model Alana Blanchard, of Kauai, Hawaii, at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier Friday, July 26, 2013. Blanchard is best friends with fellow surfer Bethany Hamilton, and was present when Hamilton suffered the shark attack that cost her an arm.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Eleven-time world champion pro surfer and former US Open of Surfing Champion Kelly Slater, of Cocoa Beach, Fla., at The Vans US Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach pier FridaY.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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1 Comment

  1. July 26, 2013, 2:26 pm

    Nathan,
    So proud of you! Go catch some waves dude, hang ten and chaka bra!

    By: Lee

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