Surfer Girls

I’ve blogged about Susan Orlean before. She’s the New
Yorker writer who did The Orchid Thief, and whose new book of travel writing has got all sorts of accolades. I think
her stuff rules and read everything I can by her.

One of her profiles way back when was done
for Outside about the
surfer girl  culture in Maui. I dug it up to post it on this Christmas day dedicated to surfing…with its emphasis
on chick surfing.  The article (fairly long, so maybe print it out) was the inspiration for the (great) film Blue