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Triston Gailey, 3, gets a high five from his father, Todd, after riding all the way to the sand in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3-year-old surfer, a natural

At age 3, Triston Gailey hangs ten. Ditching his Thomas the Tank Engine T-shirt for a wetsuit and life jacket, the preschooler rides the waves with the big boys on the Central California coast.

Triston Gailey, 3, plays with a tourist's iguana
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Triston Gailey, 3, plays with a tourist's iguana during a break from riding waves in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, and his father, Todd, hit
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Triston Gailey, 3, and his father, Todd, hit the waves in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, gets a high five from
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Triston Gailey, 3, gets a high five from his father, Todd, after riding all the way to the sand in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

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Triston Gailey, 3, with his surfboard before catching
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Triston Gailey, 3, with his surfboard before catching some waves with his father, Todd, in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, waxes his surfboard before hitting
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Triston Gailey, 3, waxes his surfboard before hitting the waves in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, surfs standing on his board
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Triston Gailey, 3, surfs standing on his board in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, surfs a wave as his
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Triston Gailey, 3, surfs a wave as his father, Todd, watches in Morro Bay, Calif. "He's the most coordinated 3-year-old I've ever seen," says the 35-year-old captain/paramedic with Morro Bay Fire Department. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, gets some help squeezing into
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Triston Gailey, 3, gets some help squeezing into his wetsuit from his father, Todd, before hitting the waves in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

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Triston Gailey, 3, heads out to the surf
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Triston Gailey, 3, heads out to the surf with his father, Todd, in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, carries his board out to
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Triston Gailey, 3, carries his board out to the surf in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

Triston Gailey, 3, and his father, Todd, show
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Triston Gailey, 3, and his father, Todd, show off their toenails which Triston painted, before hitting the waves in Morro Bay, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2013)

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