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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Adriano De Souza, of Brazil, competes on his way to a second place finish during his fourth round heat at the O'Neill Coldwater Classic surfing event. (Nov. 5, 2012)

O'Neill Coldwater Classic

Pro-surfers are competing in the O'Neill Coldwater Classic in Santa Cruz from Nov. 1-11.

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Nat Young competes during the first round of the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Gabriel Medina, of Brazil competes on his way to winning his first-round heat at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Jeremy Flores, of France, competes during the first round of the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Travis Logie, of South Africa, competes on his way to winning his opening heat at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Kelly Slater competes on his way to winning his second-round heat at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Michel Bourez, of Tahiti, competes on his way to winning his first-round heat at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 1, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Joel Parkinson, of Australia, competes on his way to winning his first-round heat at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 1, 2012)

In this photo provided by Association of Surfing
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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Jeremy Flores, of France, competes on his way to winning his second-round heat during the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing
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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Gabriel Medina, of Brazil, competes on his way to a second-round victory during the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 4, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Michel Bourez, of French Polynesia, competes on his way to a second place finish during his fourth round heat at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 4, 2012)

In this photo provided by Association of Surfing
(Credit: AP)

In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Adriano De Souza, of Brazil, competes on his way to a second place finish during his fourth round heat at the O'Neill Cold Water Classic surfing event. (Nov. 4, 2012)

Jeremy Flores, of France, competes on his way
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Jeremy Flores, of France, competes on his way to a fourth round win at the O'Neill Coldwater Classic surfing event. (Nov. 5, 2012)

In this photo provided by Association of Surfing
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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Jeremy Flores, of France, competes on his way to winning his fourth round heat at the O'Neill Coldwater Classic surfing event. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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In this photo provided by Association of Surfing
(Credit: AP)

In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Michel Bourez, of French Polynesia, competes on his way to a second place finish during his fourth round heat at the O'Neill Coldwater Classic surfing event. (Nov. 5, 2012)

In this photo provided by Association of Surfing
(Credit: AP)

In this photo provided by Association of Surfing Professionals, Adriano De Souza, of Brazil, competes on his way to a second place finish during his fourth round heat at the O'Neill Coldwater Classic surfing event. (Nov. 5, 2012)

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