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...
Cape Hatteras Light House

Streit to Buxton

Words by:  John Streit  Photos by: Brian Kelley This was a really fun, sun-filled day in Buxton with north swell peeling off long lefts. The photos don't show it, but this was a breezy frigid day with high t...

Brainfreeze, Bay Steez!

Photos by Jon Scott Winebarger, John Streit & Shaun Devine. Words by Streit. Now that we are more than a week removed from the passing of Winter Storm Jonas, it's become clear that the storm was of histo...

Way On Down South

Photos by Brian Kelley. Words by John Streit. "Well, now you step inside but you don't see too many faces. Coming in and out of the rain to hear the jazz go down. Competition in other places. Oh, but the hor...

Turkey Run: VB to SB

Photos by Brian Kelley, Billy Ficke & Angela Kirkland. Words by John Streit. Thankful. If there was ever a theme for a run of Thanksgiving swell for surfers on the East Coast -- let alone Virginia Beach,...

Five Reasons to Hit The Road

Words & photos by John Streit. They say the grass is greener on the other side. Personally, it's hard for me to hold back my excitement when the surf forecast lines up perfectly with a day off. With the...

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...

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'...

South x Southeast

Photos by Steven Stohrer, Candace Streit, Jacob Kattan & Brian Kelley. Though we are in the midst of our small-wave season of summer, steady southerly windflow has seen rideable surf -- pending equipment...

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...