Rotherham, Jimmy

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Rubber-limbed regularfooter from La Libertad, El Salvador; described by Surfing magazine in 2004 as "the best surfer in Central America." Floridian surfer Bob Rotherham, Jimmy's father, arrived in La Libertad in 1974 and was so taken with the pointbreak just north of town that he decided to stay. He married a local woman, opened a beachfront restaurant that catered in part to traveling surfers, an...

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