Back to School Swell

"First light surf check, we were instantly sold...." -Julian Smith From tropical disturbance PTC10 to hurricane Gert, swell has been pumping up and down the coast for the grand opening of this years hurricane...
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Outer Banks Summer Kickoff Swell

"There is nothing better than kicking off the summer season with some pumping swell in the Outer Banks." After a week of checking on different swell forecast reports and keeping their fingers crossed, some of...

Whomp Whomp Cancer!

  On Saturday, June 10th we will be teaming up with Catch Surf for our first Whomp Whomp Cancer event! This will hold the radicalness of the Catch Surf Wheel of Shred, but optimized to benefit the Le...
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Julian Smith Stumping Down South

Photo's and ice cream headaches by Cody Hammer Julian Smith, Alex Smith and cameraman Cody Hammer find their way somewhere down south and score epic waves.    Forgoing cutting edge epoxy or poly technology, ...

Catch Surf catches Julian Smith!

Photos by Colin Breland & John Streit. Words by Streit. It's been said that timing is everything. That certainly holds true in the world of surfing on many levels. In the case of 17-year-old Surf & A...

Avalon Bombs: From the Lens of 2M

Photos by Mickey "2M" McCarthy. Words by John Streit. Aside from the legendary pier itself, Avalon knows few stalwarts as engrained as master lensman Mickey "2m" McCarthy. His watchful eye has captured some ...

Solid Gold: Miller’s OBX Swim

Photos by Ricky Miller. The hits keep coming. A day as consistently pumping as Thursday, October 29 was on the Outer Banks makes for ample photo opportunities. As potent tunnels spun over Carolina's legendar...

Cleanup Scenes, Part 2: Sandbridge

Photos by Ricky Miller & John Streit. Words by Streit.  Geography and its under-sea cousin bathymetry are everything when it comes to wave quality. One would think that since we had a long-duration Nor'...

Logging Time

Photos & words by John Streit. The dog days showed up a month early this year. With an oppressive heat wave stifling the region with temperatures reaching 100 and humidity making it feel even worse. Powe...

Catch Surf Wheel of Shred Recap

Photos by Allen Harcourt & John Streit. Words by Streit. Anytime you're hosting a surf contest, you just have to cross your fingers and pray that the ocean delivers rideable waves. You'd gladly trade wav...