BOTTOM TURN—Above, Jackson Meskis surfs at County Line Beach near Malibu on Sept. 26. Top left, Jonas Meskis, Jackson’s twin brother, tangles with a wave. The 14-year-olds attend Oak Park Independent School.
On the first Saturday morning of autumn, mist from the Pacific Ocean evaporates at County Line Beach.
The waves rattle and hum. A hundred surfers in black wetsuits bob in the currents.
Jackson Meskis glides through the water with ease.
He doesn’t have X-ray vision, but he pinpoin...
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