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Contest Carnage

The US Open of Surfing is the largest gathering of "action sports" fans in the world; over half a million of them turn up to watch surfers, skaters, and BMXers ride at Huntington Beach, surrounded by more teen flesh and bad choices than you can shake a...
July 30, 2011, 11:35pm

The US Open of Surfing is the largest gathering of “action sports” fans in the world; over half a million of them turn up to watch surfers, skaters, and BMXers ride at Huntington Beach, surrounded by more teen flesh and bad choices than you can shake a blank deck at. The mayhem is a fitting place for Coastal Carnage, the Converse-sponsored bowl jam that juxtaposes today’s hybrid rippers with the pros of legend in a chaotic competition format that brings to mind the 80s heyday of tranny contests.