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...
Pups reflecting the energy of the ocean they play next to.

Briar’s View of Sandbridge

While we previously posted about Alec Truelove taking to the road towards Boulder, Colorado, I started thinking about another member of the group.  He's not with us anymore but he's never too far away.  He's ...
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Choose S&A Surf Camps

Teaching people how to surf has always been a huge part of who we are at Surf and Adventure. Even before I was drafted to my first season here, I knew that Surf and Adventure lacked all of the elitism and snob...

The Day of Days: Virginia Beach on 2/16/16

Photos by Brian Kelley. Words by John Streit. Now that we've officially entered spring, it's only fitting that we look back at the winter that was. In the way of swell, it was certainly one for the record bo...

Common Surf’s Homegrown Foam

Words & photos by John Streit. In an ordinary industrial warehouse space in Norfolk, surfer/chemist Seth Brunner is creating something extraordinary. An unprecedented operation for the East Coast, Brunne...

Sandbridge Surf Cam is Live!

Over the years, the most popular page on this website has been our Sandbridge Surf Cam - and for good reason. The camera offered landlocked surfers, beachgoers and daydreamers alike a window to the sea; whether...

Jonas Storm Surf: Virginia Beach

Photos by Billy Ficke & John Streit. Though we received a glancing blow from Winter Storm Jonas, the intense nor'easter sent plenty of foul weather and pumping swell to the shores of Virginia Beach from ...