Calisch, Rus

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Systematic writer/photographer/competition organizer from San Clemente, California; original editor of the 1980-founded Surf Report, a subscription-only newsletter published monthly by Surfer magazine that carefully mapped out, area by area, most of the world's known breaks. Calisch was born (1945) in Toledo, Ohio, moved to Southern California in 1961, and began surfing two years later in Newpor...

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