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Friday Morning Stretches for the Lane

And here is it is nearly may and we have a 18sec period NW’er?! We aren’t complaining! For teh dawn hours this morning the usual crew and then some were throwing themselves at everything they could to savor this late season NW swell. From elevator drops to barreling lefts to gorgeous cutties, the crew was […]

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Dreaming of Lefts.

From this morning before alarms were going off this morning. photo: Patrick Bremser

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Carlos Carpenter Scales the Cliff

I love being on the cliff when a surfer climbs their way down the cliff’s edge on a crowded day. People’s eyes widen, confused pointing ensues and then the chatter of “What are they doing?” or something along the lines of that. Here is the angle of what the climb looks like from the water […]

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Monday Evening From the Water

Monday evening was another beautiful Spring evening. The winds blasted for a while but soon died off as the sun began its descent. Some of you who have hit the water recently may have noticed, I know most of the surfers out last night did, the water has been noticeably colder than it has been […]

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The Power of the Ocean

The ocean can show us nothing more than a sheer force of its capabilities at times. Although these are not the current conditions in Santa Cruz, I wanted to express the power of what the ocean is capable of here. Our most recent storm sent swells rolling in like thunder and on this day beach […]

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Golden sky’s and Surf at Steamers

Steamers Lane is always a magic place, and quite frankly one of Santa Cruz’s most iconic surf locations. Although on this particular evening the surf was rather mellow with a low tide in effect, surfers were still able to have a blast. Surfing Steamers can be especially dangerous when the tide is low like it […]

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Anders Cochran Flapping His Wings

  Anders Cochran doing his best to land on me- only joking. We both tried to link up on a couple of waves but with the small surf, we weren’t very successful, but being out in the water on such a nice day is pretty hard to complain about. Take a look at more photos […]

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A Sunny Spring Day

Compared to earlier this week, the swell definitely fizzled out, but that doesn’t mean there were no waves to be had. And at the very least, the weather was beautiful so getting out in the water was pretty nice. Hopefully if you weren’t able to enjoy this wonderful spring weather this week, you will this […]

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