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10 Awesomely Unexpected Surf Spots You Need to Visit

When you think of surfing, chances are the first places that come to mind are California, Australia, or Costa Rica, but a sport this addictive can’t be expected to remain confined only to locales situated near the open ocean, and by nature, surfers are creative. With a sport so dependent on weather, a certain awareness of opportunity is just as valuable as a low center of gravity and good vibes. That’s why people are surfing in the most unexpected spots today. Whether it’s hitching an endless wave behind a massive tanker in the Gulf of Mexico, cruising a river thousands of miles from the nearest ocean, or hitting up the surf capital of Alaska, here are the 10 of the most awesomely unexpected surf spots around.

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