Cazenave, Sylvain

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Well-rounded and well-traveled surf photographer from Biarritz, France; best known for his 1990s helicopter-angle shots of big-wave surfing in Hawaii. Cazenave was born (1954) in Lille, France, spent his first five years in the African nation of Chad, then moved with his family to Biarritz. He began surfing in 1968, and competed in the European Surfing Championships in 1971 and 1972. He took up ...

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