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Balaram Stack pulls into a bomb. Frame: Chris Papaleo

California Does Its Best Pipeline Impression

Featuring Bobby Martinez, Balaram Stack, Luke Davis and more.

cinema // Dec 27, 2020
Words by Jack Mutschler
Reading Time: < 1 minutes
Perfect waves bless California’s coastline.

California the last few weeks has been on fire.

Well, that’s probably not the best phrasing. What I meant to say is that the waves have been phenomenal. The recent run of swell has flooded not only the Instagram feeds, but our inbox as well. Every few hours we are blessed with a new edit from a pro surfer on the West Coast. Homegrown is definitely in the top three so far.

With a pumping swell and a cast of this caliber, it’s kind of hard not to strike gold. Tell me if any of these names ring a bell: Balaram Stack, Bobby Martinez, Luke Davis, Jake kelly, Yadin, Dane, Dylan Graves. Not the average local lineup, and luckily for us, Chris Papaleo was on the beach the whole session, making sure not a single wave went undocumented.

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