• Happy Memorial Day

    Ah Memorial Day Weekend.  About the time when those hibernating slowly start to emerge from their winter slumber.  Although the start of summer doesn’t officially come until the end of June, you can start to smell it in the air somewhere mixed in with the smoldering barbecue coals.  It’s not nearly warm enough, but people […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : George Nickoll

    Full Name: George Nickoll Nickname: Jorge Age: 15 Board size: 5,9 Hometown: Manhattan Local spot: Beach 60th St How many years surfing: 5 Around how many days of surfing this winter: Quite a few, el niño was really epic Wetsuits or board-shorts: Boardies, no question Surf website: Surfline Favorite Wetsuit: Xcel Drylock Winter get away […]

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  • Balaram Stack / Surfing Mag / Video

    Factory Part: Balaram Stack By SURFING Magazine Balaram Stack arrived in Western Australia with a Yankees hat and a Coachella hangover. He left Western Australia with a few new “friends,” a few less surfboards and a couple of sore ribs. Here’s what happened in between. Watch Full Edit HERE Read more at http://www.surfingmagazine.com/video/factory-part-balaram-stack/#bzXJ7KedIkHjkp2s.99

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  • Cold Water Kids : Robert Fox

    Full Name: Robert Fox Nickname: Robbo Age: 16 Board size: 5 10″ Hometown:  Babylon Local spot : Demo How many years surfing: 8 years Around how many days of surfing this winter: 35 days Wetsuits or board-shorts: Board-shorts Surf website: swellinfo Wetsuit: rip curl flash bomb Winter get away spot: Puerto Rico Shore-break or point-break: Point […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Miller Brennan

    Full Name: Miller Brennan Nickname: Millhouse Age: 11 Board size:  4’10” & 5’3″ Hometown: East Quogue Local spot : the Bowl How many years surfing:  3.5 years Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: Wetsuits Surf website: WSL Shore-break or point-break : Point Break Best part of cold water surfing: cold barrels Worst part of cold water surfing: smelly booties Who takes you […]

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  • Cold Water Kids / NYSEA

    Cold Water Kids The following is based on a true story It’s 5:30 a.m. and a man is staring out the window as a blizzard blankets New York in heavy drifts of white snow. Somewhere in the background he hears a televised weather report… “It’s twenty degrees outside, but with the wind chill it’ll feel […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Jared Bono

    Full Name: Jared Bono Nickname: J-rod Age: 16 Board size: 6″0 Hometown: Montauk, NY Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 7 Around how many days of surfing this winter: Most of the winter except Middle of December- middle of January due to  a lower back injury. Wetsuits or board-shorts: Wetsuits Surf website: Nysea/ […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Jack Richards

    Name:Jack Richards Age: 14 Board size: 5.4 Hometown: Long Beach, NY Local spot: Washington Blvd. How many years surfing: 5 years Around how many days of surfing this winter: 40 days Wetsuits or board-shorts: wetsuit   Surf website: Stabmag Favorite wetsuit: Hurley 2mil  Winter get away spot: Rincon, PR Shore-break or point-break: Shorebreak Best part of cold water surfing: There are no kooks out Worst part of cold […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Chas Weimar

    Full Name: Charles Weimar III Nickname: Chas Age: 10  Board size: 4’6 Hometown: Montauk Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 6 Around how many days of surfing this winter: a lot, lost track Wetsuits or board-shorts: wetsuits Surf website: Surfline Favorite wetsuit: Billabong Winter get away spot: Hawaii Shore-break or point-break: both Best […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : CJ Mangio

    Full Name: Craig Joseph Mangio Nickname: CJ Age: 10 Board size: 4’6 Hometown: N. Massapequa Local spot : H spot How many years surfing: 6 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30plus . Lots of waves Wetsuits or board-shorts: Board shorts Round-toe or split-toe: Round Toe Surf website: Surfline Favorite Wetsuit:  )(   Hurley […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : CHASE LEIDER

    Full Name: Chase Severan Lieder Nickname: Cheech Age: 10 years old Board: 4’2″ Roberts Tormentor, 4’7″ WRV yinger Hometown: Montauk, NY Local Spot: Sunset Surf Shack Years Surfing: 6 years Around how many days of surfing this winter: 20-30 days Boardshorts or wetsuit: Wetsuit Favorite Wetsuit: Ripcurl 3/2 Fkashbomb Winter get away: Sanbartolo, Peru (mom’s Peruvian) Shore […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Drew Caracciolo

    Full Name: Drew Caracciolo Nickname: none Age: 14 Board size: 5,4 Hometown: Island Park, NY Local spot: Long Beach, NY How many years surfing: 3 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts Surf website: Nysea.com Favorite wetsuit: Xcel Winter get away spot: Rincon, Puerto Rico Shore-break or point-break: Point break […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Jake Citarella

    Full Name: Jake Citarella Age: 14 Board size: 5’9 Hometown: Babylon Local spot: Hemlocks-Gilgo How many years surfing: 7 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: board shorts Surf website: Surf LI Favorite Wetsuit: Xcel Winter get away spot: Rincon, Puerto Rico Shore-break or point-break : Shore break Best part […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Elliott Erb

    Full Name: Elliott Erb Age: 16Board size: 6’4 19.75Hometown: stonybrookLocal spot: HemlocksHow many years surfing: 11Around how many days of surfing this winter: 25Wetsuits or board-shorts: 3.2 wetsuitSurf website: Burger in paradiseFavorite wetsuit: Xcel 3.2mm or all 2mmWinter get away spot: Oahu,HawaiiShore-break or point-break: Shore breakBest part of cold water surfing: Uncrowded, big wavesWorst part […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Dan Orehosky

    Full Name: Daniel Orehosky Nickname: Dan Age: 15 Board size: 5’6″ Natures Shapes “go-kart” , 9’0″ Natures Shapes custom LB Hometown: West Islip Local spot: Robert Moses How many years surfing: 10 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 10-15 Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts Surf website: MSW, NYsea Favorite wetsuit: Hyperflex Voodoo Shore-break or […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Kale Pully

    Name: Kale Collins Pully Nickname: Kale Age: 15 Board size: 5’7″/ 5’2″ Hometown: Lindenhurst Local spot: Hemlocks (but that’s a secret) How many years surfing: 8 yrs Around how many days of surfing this winter: lots of surf this winter, lots of days Wetsuits or board-shorts: board shorts Surf website: surfline Favorite wetsuit: xcel Winter get […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Kyle Caracciolo

    Full Name: Kyle CaraccioloNickname: None Age: 14 Board size: 5, 4Hometown: Island Park, NYLocal spot: Long Beach, NYHow many years surfing: 3Around how many days of surfing this winter:  30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: Wetsuits Surf website:  Nysea.com Favorite Wetsuit: Rip Curl Winter get away spot: Rincon, Puerto Rico Shore-break or point-break: Point-BreakBest part of cold water surfing: The feeling that you can’t […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Owen Odonnell

    Full Name: Owen Odonnell Nickname: O – dawg Age: 13 Board size: 4’7 – 5’2 Hometown: West Islip, NY Local spot: Hemmies & Demos How many years surfing: 5 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30 Wetsuits or board-shorts: Boardshorts Surf website: Swellinfo.com Favorite wetsuit: 3/2 that doesn’t give me rashes Winter get […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Richie Gosman

    Name: Richie Gosman Age: 11 Board size: 4-6 Hometown: Montauk, New York Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 5 Around how many days of surfing this winter: 20 Wetsuits or board-shorts: Wetsuits Surf website: Surfline Favorite wetsuit: RipCurl Winter get away spot: The Bowl, Hanalei Bay Shore-break or point-break: Both Best part of […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Riley Cullen

    Full Name: Riley Cullen Nickname: Rooster Age: 10 Board size: favorite board is my 4’ 8” Faktion, Mark really knows how to make grom boards Hometown: Montauk Local spot : we live in Ditch and like the beachbreaks in the hood, but favorite spot is out east How many years surfing: since I was 3 Around how many days of surfing this […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Tucker Coleman

    Full Name: Tucker Coleman Age: 12 Board size:4’11” tall, 19 1/2” wide. . . Cloud Nine Customs is the brand Hometown: Montauk, New York Local spot: Ditch Plains How many years surfing: 5-6 Around how many days of surfing this winter: alot of days Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts by far Surf website: Surfline Favorite wetsuit: Xcel wetsuits Winter get away spot: Nicaragua Shore-break or […]

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  • Cold Water Kids : Andrew Axt

    Full Name: Andrew Axt Age: 14 Board size: 5′ 10” Local spot : West Gilgo How many years surfing: Around 9 Around how many days of surfing this winter: a lot Wetsuits or board-shorts: board-shorts Favorite wetsuit: Hurley Fusion 503 Winter get away spot: Lido/ Gilgo Shore-break or point-break : shore-break Best part of cold water […]

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  • Who is the Surfing Samurai ?

    Watching someone else fall in love with surfing is amazing. It reminds you of your first date with the ocean. It brings back the type of smile that only comes out once in a blue moon. Those moments where you are so stoked that your body simply reacts to the jolts of adrenaline running through […]

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  • Jared Bono / Goes Ham / Video

    New York young gun Jared Bono put together a sick edit down in Costa Rica. Jared has lead the charge when it comes to the up and coming NY surfers. Check out his latest edit below. Follow Jared – FB – Insta Jared Bono from initiativesurf on Vimeo.

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