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Bruce Brown, who made seminal surfing film ‘The Endless Summer’, dies at 80

Though it was considered a longshot at best by distributors, there was something about “The Endless Summer” that resonated with audiences from New York City to Santa Monica, marking a cultural turning point for the sport — a lifestyle, Bruce Brown and others insisted.

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