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The Surf Open League is honored to introduce the judging panel for the #EProChile 2020:

José Ramírez Rito (@joseramirezrito) is one of the local legends in Puerto Escondido, known for his big wave prowess and competitive drive on an international stage. He has done so much for Mexican surfing in addition to event organization and judging. He welcomes the Chilean surfers to his hometown, as long as they respect the locals.

Gary Linden (@garylinden) founded the Big Wave World Tour and is a big part of the Surf Web Series success, with experience running surf events on every corner of the globe including the Punta de Lobos Ceremonial in Chile. He works as head judge for surfing competitions in waves of all sizes and shapes. Now in his 70’s, the Californian surfboard shaper is still surfing XXL waves and loves getting barreled.

Miguel Ramírez (@tivosurflessons) is a surf instructor and bodyboarder from the Mexican Pipeline. Growing up on Zicatela Beach shaped his life perspective in high quality, heavy surf.

Rodrigo Gallegos (@monosoulgallegos) is a Chilean local to Viña del Mar, and professional head judge for the Chilean Surf. He also runs a surf school in Chile called @escuelasoulsurfconcon.

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