Perry, Tamayo

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Hard-charging, God-fearing Pipeline specialist from Oahu's North Shore; named by Surfing magazine in 2002 as "most likely to get the barrel of the year." Perry was born (1975) and raised on the East Side of Oahu, began surfing at age 12, and soon became best friends with future pop crooner Jack Johnson, who lived in a beachfront house at Pipeline. Perry was known in his late teenage years as the...

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