• Clif Bar ColdShot Challenge 3.0 Awards Ceremony Recap

    The awards ceremony, held at Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY, gathered top photographers and members of the East Coast surf community for a night of cheers and beers, and – of course – the presentation of this year’s champions.

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  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0: March Recap

    As the phrase goes, In like a lion, out like a lamb, March has lived up to its reputation.  Cold and bitter to start off the month with mild and more welcoming temps as we head into April.  Hard to believe the winter is over.  It is bittersweet to see her go. The month started [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0: February Recap

    Although this winter has been less than stellar, February still offered a handful of fun-sized swells up and down the east coast.  Some really amazing photos have been entered from each region; a solid set of great lineup shots peppered with a good mix of action and water shots.  Scroll down the check out a [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0: January Recap

    First off, we would like to thank everyone for their continued support and interest in cold water surf photography.  ClifBar really stepped it up this year with an increased prize purse and we are stoked to see the cold water community coming together and supporting one another.  There have been some amazing entries and we [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0

    We’re Back Winter is in full force and that only means one thing.  The Clif Bar Cold Shot Challenge 3.0 presented by NySea is Back!  For the past 3 years, the Cold Shot Challenge had been the premiere East Coast cold water surf photography contest, with its jurisdiction ranging from Maine to North Carolina and [...] Continue Reading
  • Clif Bar ColdShot Challenge Champions and Recap (Gallery)

    The awards ceremony, held at Union Pool in Brooklyn, NY, gathered top photographers and members of the East Coast surf community for a night of cheers and beers, and – of course – the presentation of this year’s champions.

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  • Swell Season Radio – Cold Shot Challenge

    Recently a few of the creative minds behind the ClifBar Cold Shot Challenge 2.0 sat down with Tyler Bruer and Ben Pomeroy of Swell Season Radio.  JR Jensen, Etan Blatt, and Michael Silverstein went on the show to chat about the history of Cold Shot Challenge, some of this winters more memorable moments, and where [...] Continue Reading
  • Winter Storm Riley Recap & Swell Package by Yeti (Gallery)

    The Storm There is plenty of old lore about the weather in March, that if it comes in like a lion, it will go out like a lamb. Well, the lion otherwise known as Winter Storm Riley became an intense nor'easter after undergoing bombogenesis off the coast of New England. Bombogenesis happens when the pressure [...] Continue Reading
  • Winter Storm Kalani Recap & Swell Prize Package by Unsound Surf

    This year the ClifBar Cold Shot Challenge 2.0 is offering prize packages for each named winter storm.  We'd like to congratulate Ryan Moore (Insta: @ryanmooreart) of Long Island, NY for being the recipient of the Unsound Surf Kalani Swell package.  Among the numerous exceptional submissions, Ryan's dramatic sunset shot of an empty, perfect January peak [...] Continue Reading