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Surfing, a way of life in many parts of the West—and fascinating even if you’re not a Laird Hamilton wannabe—is at its thrilling best in November. That’s when Pacific storms begin to generate huge waves on Oahu’s North Shore, drawing pro surfers and thousands of spectators who gather for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series.