The new swell was in full effect on Thursday afternoon and the Lane was crowded with surfers eager to take part in the festivities. Surfers included Nat Young, Richie Schmidt Jr. and many more. Photos- Paul Topp / @toppshots on Instagram
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New swell in town just in time for the Surfing America Contest at Steamer Lane on Friday. Here are some of the lucky contestants who scored! Photos – Paul Topp / @toppshots on Instagram
January 5th, 2015 offered small waves and cold water to a small group of surfers out to enjoy a sunset surf session at Pleasure Point. Photos- Paul Topp
Photos by Paul Topp | Words by Jeni Baer What does a day in the life of a local look like? To find out, Santa Cruz Waves spent the day tagging along with Pleasure Point’s Jeni Baer as she enjoyed some of her favorite activities. Surf Check In the morning, I ride my scooter to […]
Patrick Trefz is a unique cinematographer-slash-photographer-slash-author whose focus is the blending of surf, surf lifestyle and art. His work has been exhibited across the nation over the last 15 years, from the Los Angeles Film Festival to the New York City Film Festival. As a filmmaker, Trefz has produced three critically acclaimed films—Bicycle Trip, Thread […]
To see a full gallery of photos from this session CLICK HERE. Photo by Paul Topp Surfing at The Hook in Santa Cruz California.
After the morning rain, the sun came out and so did the crowds of surfers at The Hook. Many surfers were on hand to enjoy the small and clean conditions including, Selah and Shana Bartlett, Ken “Skindog” Collins, and Shannon Stanger to name a few. Photos by Paul Topp