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Yadin Nicol, small revenge at Huntington, CA

Yadin Nicol, pictured here, was the bridesmaid in the final of last year’s US Open of Surfing. Yadin crushed every heat he surfed right up until the very last, which Kelly Slater then dominated. This year, both men are back at Huntington. And this morning, they surfed a round of 24 heat together. It was a […]

full frame // Mar 8, 2016
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Yadin Nicol, pictured here, was the bridesmaid in the final of last year’s US Open of Surfing. Yadin crushed every heat he surfed right up until the very last, which Kelly Slater then dominated. This year, both men are back at Huntington. And this morning, they surfed a round of 24 heat together. It was a no-losers round, which ultimately meant very little, but for whatever it was worth, Yadin beat Kelly. And in this moment, as Yadin flies over Huntington and Kelly watches from behind, the WA-turned Cali local is tasting a tiny bit of revenge. The smallest amount, sure, but it’s gotta feel good showing your fins to the man who crushed your dreams one year ago. Especially when it leads to victory over him, which it did for Yades this morning. It’s all about the little wins in life, ain’t it?

 

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