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Surfing Santa

Photograph By Frederic J. Brown/Getty Images

Surfing Santa, Michael Pless, 62, (L) catches a wave as his wife Jill watches, at Seal Beach , south of Los Angeles, on December 21, 2012 in California. Pless, who runs a surfing school, has been dressing up as Santa Claus and taking to the waves in costume since the 1990s. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWNFrederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read )