Jenkins, Bruce

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Straight-talking sportswriter for the San Francisco Chronicle, and contributor to Surfer, Longboard, and Surfer's Journal magazines; author of 1990's North Shore Chronicles: Big-Wave Surfing in Hawaii. Jenkins was born in Los Angeles (1948), raised in Malibu, and began writing sports columns for the Chronicle in 1973. While vacationing on the North Shore of Oahu in 1986, Jenkins, a lifelong body...

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