Thomas Adler’s ongoing deft curation

Some people have exceptional skills when it comes to understanding an era, sifting out the best representational moments, and presenting them in a minimal and beautiful way. Thomas Adler does all of these things quite well. His new site offers a few gems from the past as well as recent days.

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Above: Joe Quigg photo with what looks to be an 18′-20′ paddleboard.

Below: Some Dane Peterson captured Malibu magic.

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Above: Duke, a.k.a. Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku, by an unknown photographer.

Below: Morgan Maasen photo of some bodysurf blur.

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And one more gem by Bev Morgan, Kaena Point.

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