Gerry Lopez, aka Mr Pipeline, on a board he made himself at a wave he made his own. “Before Gerry the boards were too straight and too wide and basically the boys were pearling on every wave at Pipeline,” two-time Pipe Master Rory Russell told Surf Europe, using the word pearling for the first time anywhere since in 1979. “So he worked on a rocker and outline that would fit in the wave. And they worked.
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