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  • December 23, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 23, 2016

    “Spitting barrels is a term near and dear only to surfers — when you say it at the office, people have no idea what you’re talking about,” says photographer Jordan Nason. “But when we want to describe a really...

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  • December 22, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 22, 2016

    Winter is officially here, and although the playful tubes in Central Florida might have nothing on the heavy barrels in New Jersey this time of year, where else on the US mainland can you get covered up in your boardshorts come...

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  • December 20, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 20, 2016

    It might not be Thursday, but we’re still throwing it back to Hurricane Nicole, when North Carolina photographer Jon Carter was on the hunt for unique angles and captured this triple-decker backwash mutant — a bona fide slam dunk...

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  • December 19, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 19, 2016

    New Jersey turned on for a brief window on December 18, 2016, and although the usual crew performed their usual barrel-riding feats of strength, the early call is that Mike Gleason caught the most mutated wave of the day — perfect for...

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  • December 17, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 16, 2016

    The waves may not have been that good in New England on December 16, 2016, but with Massachusetts photographer Scott Crivellaro reporting 9º air temps this morning, the sea smoke sure was off the chain. When the swell builds and the wind...

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  • December 15, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 15, 2016

    Remember, kids — surfing is more than just frontside airs and tail throws and heavy barrels. “Paul Kelly is from Lavallette like me, and he also goes to Monmouth University,” says New Jersey photographer and MU alumni Mike...

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  • December 14, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 14, 2016

    How’s the saying go? Orange sky at night, aerialist’s delight? Balaram Stack writes his own proverb at home in New York. Photo: Mike Nelson...

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  • December 13, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 13, 2016

    We hear about hacks all the time. Life hacks, work hacks, computer hacks, data hacks. But we don’t hear enough about hacks like this one by Bryan Zinski. Try and hack that, hackers....

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  • December 12, 2016 • Swell Gallery

    Lake Superior Swell Gallery

    Over the last few weeks, two unlikely surf zones have been unusually consistent: the Florida Panhandle and the Great Lakes. Every cold front that pushes across the Midwest has brought significant swell energy to these two typically...

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  • December 12, 2016 • Photo of The Day

    December 12, 2016

    The waves in this shot might not look like much if you live on the East Coast, but when you call Illinois home, this qualifies as downright epic. Photographer Drew Kleine takes it from here for our December 12, 2016 Photo of the Day:...

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