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

Triston Gailey, 3, gets a high five from

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) Photo Credit: AP

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)

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)

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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