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German big wave surfer Sebastien Steudtner drops a wave during a surf session in Praia do Norte in Nazare, central Portugal. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of Discvr.blog and four books.