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By Jake Howard

The annual Cosmic Creek Challenge is coming up at Salt Creek in just a few weeks, and that has us thinking of all the good vibes, great times and groovy rides that go down every year.

Last year, Micah Abadie, a distinguished member of the Dana Point Surf Club, cruised his way to the final, and he’s been on a hot streak ever since. Day in and day out, he’s a standout down at Creek, not just with his surfing but by helping bring up his friends and those around him. He’s got that true waterman soul.

And in the true spirit of Dana Point surfing, Abadie rips on anything. The frothed-out goofy-footer can blow out the fins at Gravels, cross-step and ride the nose at Doheny, or style a high line at Trestles.

Photo: Instagram/@micah_abadie
Photo: Instagram/@micah_abadie

Rolling through his freshman year at Dana Hills High School, 15-year-old Abadie’s surfing continues to evolve and mature as he gets bigger, stronger and more experienced. When it comes to future pillars of the local surf community, he’s a prime candidate who’s sure to go far in and out of the water.

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