Tag: surfing

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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“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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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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Hurricane Larry Swell in Jersey

Hurricane Larry was a big, beast of a storm. In NJ, the buoys were picking up 15-16 second swell–some unprecedented numbers for this side of the Atlantic Ocean. For this reason, many were worried about Larry’s long period swell and what it might look like once it reached Jersey’s fickle beach breaks. Due to this […]

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On Ray in NJ

Fuck Surfline man. 6-10 foot is a heavy claim for some of the most notable swell magnets on planet Earth. So, when a respected surf forecast application stands behind such a claim–the resulting expectations are pretty high. By August 22nd, 2021 surfers from NJ and along the East Coast had already sampled waves from the […]

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The Land of Lefts

I received a loud voicemail just about a week before boarding an international flight to San Jose, Costa Rica from Atlantic City, New Jersey. It went like this: “Fuuck yeah buddy! Yo it’s Andy yo. Uh, you gotta come to Pavones. Call me back, uh, whenever.” For little more than a week, Mr. Schussler had […]

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