Rothman, Makua


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Tough-talking Hawaiian regularfooter from the North Shore of Oahu; winner of the 2002 Billabong XXL Big Wave Award. Rothman, the son of Sunset Beach don and Da Hui cofounder Eddie Rothman, was born (1984) on the North Shore and began surfing at age three. Raised among the most powerful waves and surfers on the planet, Rothman displayed major league calm in large, dangerous surf at a young age. T...

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