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a wave on a sandbar in OBX

Another OBX Affair

It’s been a decade-long love affair with the Outer Banks. All these years, the trip South has never gotten stale. Each year excitement builds, the weather wanes, and the Southern shores seem more appealing. This year was no different as whispers of the voyage called to travelers from New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and even […]

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Hurricane Fiona: Rhode Island Excursion

Get ready to update your profile photos–the boys are looking like absolute male models here. With a beautiful, rocky backdrop featuring Northeast reef break waves, each photo will garner infinite likes and right swipes galore. Scrolling picture by picture, one can assume a fun trip and an eventual score. This is the Hurricane Fiona swell […]

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Hurricane Earl: Summer 2022

The first Hurricane of the Atlantic’s 2022 season was called Earl. An interesting and long-lasting storm: Surfers on the East Coast rode the swell for four days straight–starting with an extremely fun evening session on Friday September 9th. Going through the photos–I realized they were mostly kinda shitty. This occurred for two reasons: a) the […]

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The Warm Season in Black & White

Sometimes, shooting film can feel like digging up a time capsule. Summer 2022 and the surrounding months provided subjects for three rolls of black and white 35mm film. The pics were snapped from the lens of a small “weather tuff” point and shoot called Le Clic and a Nikon SLR. More importantly, they provide a […]

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Mid-Summer Up North Trip to Montreal

All year long, New Jersey residents look forward to the Summertime. In February, these citizens oft convince themselves that living through the slow, cold days is all worth it once it gets warm. But what is easily forgotten about are all the assholes who come to NJ during the Summer months. Summer is not all […]

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“April Fools” in Jersey

There was some doubt about the swell on April 1st, 2022. Throughout March, the last few South swells had been fun–but generally not tubing. It was starting to feel like overhead kegs would remain a distant memory. Alas, April immediately delivered what the Jersey faithful had been waiting for. The swell wasn’t huge, but it […]

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Black & White 35mm Dump

For some reason, the photo galleries that get the most clicks on this website are 35mm film dumps. Not surfing galleries… Not pictures of some of the best waves NJ and the East Coast has to offer… Just dumb photos of people drinking beer and making weird faces at a mishandled Canon. I think it’s […]

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Surfing in Panama: “Choocha Madre”

Finally, I got around to going through all 2,000 photos from a surf trip to Panama. A job that is truly way more fun to do in the moment—wide eyed seeing beautiful, colorful things for the first time ever. Pictures never do anything this awesome the deserved justice.  But as humans, the best we can […]

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Fall 2021 on OBX

Every year, the boys from South Jersey descend upon the Outer Banks of North Carolina in an attempt to get tubed, grill meat over open flame, and become wizards all in one shot. It’s often a hefty ask. However, in most years’ past, the gods of liquor and swell bless the Banks with permitting conditions […]

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Board Review: Kona’s “Jersey Jack”

By Ryan Gallagher The board in question today is called the “Jersey Jack” by Kona Surf Company of Wildwood, NJ. The dims of the board I rode are as follows: 5′ 10″ x 21.9″ wide x 2.7″ thick x 38 liters. The original board concept was shaped by Mike Owen of Cape May and designed […]

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