• Hurricane Dorian Swell Recap & Relief Info (Gallery)

    The beginning of September broke the summer flat spells with the arrival of swell from Hurricane Dorian.  While many rejoiced in the much needed waves, it is important to mind all the destruction Dorian left in its wake.  As surfers, we have a love/hate relationship with these Hurricanes, and we should have a moral obligation [...] Continue Reading
  • 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
  • Willa Delivers Fall Swell – Mike Nelson Photo Gallery

    While it is still technically hurricane season, this past weekend we experienced our first Nor'Easter of the year!  The remnants of Hurricane Willa in the Pacific crossed the continent and morphed into the nor'easter that sent significant swell to the northeast.  Saturday saw big, challenging, and unruly surf on Long Island while Sunday saw pristine conditions [...] Continue Reading
  • It Doesn’t Not Work – Fifth Edition – 2018 Recap (Gallery)

    A ten foot column of reclaimed construction plywood, a thrown out surf school foamie chopped in half, and the MacGyver treatment of kayak-sailboat all felt at home standing next to the hottest in asym, flex fin and rail design at It Doesn’t Not Work this past weekend at Rockaway Beach Surf Club in Queens, NY.

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  • 2018 NY Surf Week Recap (Gallery)

    Looking Back at NY Surf Week 2018 Celebrating its’ 9th year, New York Surf Week presented by NYSEA was one hell of a good time.  NY Surf Week hosted surf & skate contests, adaptive surf clinics, a vending village on the boardwalk, movie night, and of course the annual mid-summer bash.  This year saw both [...] 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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  • 2017 NY Surf Week hosted by NYSEA Recap (Gallery)

    “The best one yet,” claims New York’s Will Skudin. The 8th Annual NY Surf Week dedicated to George “Geeza” Gieser went off with a bang. A small groundswell all week set the tone for another jam-packed week of events. Skate contests, Vending Village, movie nights, parties and more fills the town of Long Beach, New [...] Continue Reading