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Jun 19, 2021

Surf's up—Down Under

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It's International Surfing Day! Here in the US we may be welcoming summer tomorrow, but these Aussie surfers are saying g'day to the rad waves of winter (which started for them on June 1). Though peak surf season is autumn (that is, our spring) here in the Gold Coast area of Queensland, these tropical beaches offer world-class breaks all year long.
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Quick fact:

In surfing jargon, a 'Neptune cocktail' is an unintended gulp of seawater that a surfer takes during a wipeout. Bottoms up!