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  In other news, renowned champion big wave rider and waterman Kai Lenny, age 29, is about to ride the biggest adventure of his lifetime: He and his beauti- ful partner Molly Payne will have twins April 21.
Indeed, Kai feels that his career of courage and daring discipline has prepared him in a very tangible way. He knows how to handle nerves and focus. Unlike facing an 80-foot wave all alone, this time he will have Molly to share the stoke and respon- sibility. Oh, and Kai’s folks live down the street.
Oh, just in case you were wondering, Kai, while rid- ing — and getting tubed
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  Aloha surfers and beachgoers, Mid-November is still seeing some fun south swells that reached just over- head — a rarity for this late in the season. In fact, the re- cent south in town was big- ger than country at the time — another rarity. Of course, nature will take its course and even out these rarities with big northwest swells and tiny south swells. But it’s fun to witness Mother Nature playing tricks.
Rare Overhead Surf Rolls In; Surfer Welcomes Twins
thisrecently.Wehadnear- ly 10 days straight of ultra light winds! This meant many glassy mornings and mushy mid-day/after- noon sea breezes.
TWINS!”viaInstagram.He added “...about to drop into the greatest ride of my life.”
stand-outmoments.So,Kai was already on a high when he got the news of his twins a couple days later.
—onhugewave,pulledthe pin on a pink/purple smoke- filled canister. The incred- ibly creative gender reveal is on his Instagram and with it, a glimpse into his future: “I’m going to be a girl dad!”
WewishKaiandMolly all the best, anticipating the grandest adventure of their young lives.
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Another feature of our La Niña pattern is more light and variable days and, wow, did we experience
Kai is one of our sport’s most articulate athletes and kicked off this big news break with “And then there were four! I can’t believe I’m gonna be a dad to
It was Nov. 2. Hawai‘i had the Pe‘ahi — aka Jaws — season opener with an average 15-20-foot waves. Of course, Kai was all over it and, as usual, had plenty
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