Why Does Maui Produce So Many World-Class Surfers Who Rarely Qualify For The CT? - Stab Mag

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Maui sculpts some of the world’s best big wave surfers, air surfers, power air surfers, wind surfers, kite surfers, and even Kai Lenny, who is a little bit of everything we just listed. For some reason, though, few of them find a way to crack surfing’s big leagues. Photo: Viola Gaskell

Why Does Maui Produce So Many World-Class Surfers Who Rarely Qualify For The CT?

We spoke to most of them to find out.

Words by Jack Truesdale
Reading Time: 10 minutes

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