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Surfing in Barbados? I could think of worse things. Story from New York Times.

“I’ve been going for over 20 years, and I’d put Soup Bowl as one of the top three waves in the world,” said Kelly Slater, the Tiger Woods of surfing, who recently won his ninth world championship. “It’s got a really good curve and allows all sorts of maneuvers and airs. The only problem is that there are sea urchins all over the bottom — just don’t fall and you’re fine.”