outer banks

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...

Winter Recap: Zack Beaudoin

Photos by Mickey McCarthy, Jeff O'Neil and Cory Godwin. It's been a winter for the record books on multiple levels, and Surf & Adventure team rider Zack Beaudoin made sure his name was included in the na...

Julian’s Hollow Ambition

Video filmed by Julian Smith & Reed Caputo. Photos by Caputo. Edited by John Streit. https://youtu.be/b6n_lkIocOA They're gonna love him for his ambition. The skills of young S&A team rider Julian...

Hatteras Golden Hour by Harcourt

Photos by Allen Harcourt. Longtime Surf & Adventure photo contributor Allen Harcourt checks in with this set of images coming from an all-star session on Hatteras Island featuring Sterling King, Fisher H...

Lighthouse Lefts x Smith Bros

https://youtu.be/TF31t-SV1xw Filmed & edited by Alex Smith. We may entered a new year, but the same weather pattern that brought plenty of surf to our shores for the fall and winter continued to provi...

Tubesday in Town by Mickey McCarthy

Photos by Mickey McCarthy. Words by John Streit. #Tubesday. Check out that hashtag on Instagram. Besides a few misplaced selfies, you'll see the view that will never gets old -- barrels -- either posted or s...

White’s Christmas

Photos by Austin White & Conner White. Words by John Streit. Our Xcel Wetsuits rep Austin White and brother Conner White know how to celebrate the season in style: barreled on the Outer Banks! The boys a...

Ten December Scenes by Hammer

Photos by Cody Hammer. Words by John Streit. Pursuit of surf is truly one of those gifts that keep on giving. With no shortage of swell to close out 2015, Virginia Beach bodyboarder/photographer Cody Hammer ...

“Spring” in December

Video by Jordan Montgomery. https://youtu.be/6sm3WA9mriE ...And we're not talking the season. The title of this video references the springsuit - a short-armed, short legged neoprene garment used to prot...

Julian Smith by Matt McKechnie

Photos by Matt McKechnie. Words by John Streit. I've always looked at the surfer-photographer connection as analogous to that of a wide receiver-quarterback in football. Just as the QB lines up that perfect...