They had a genuine rivalry, and they respected themselves.

Kelly Slater and Irons shared unforgettable moments in the recent history of surfing. But they also had different ways of looking at each other. After the "Baywatch" era, Slater felt he should prove the quality of his surfing.

Listen to his words one by one, and you'll notice how subtle relationships can be.

Rob Bain, Layne Beachley, and Dave Macaulay have taken out the Azores Airlines World Masters Championship in the Grand Masters, Women's Masters and Men's Masters divisions held in good three-foot surf at Praia de Santa Barbara.

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Dimitri Maramenides, the founder and owner of Epic Kites, rode his kite a few hours before Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast of the United States.

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