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  • September 5, 2017 • News

    Barbados Surfer Zander Venezia Dies Surfing Big Swell from Hurricane Irma

    Aspiring pro surfer Zander Venezia of Bridgetown, Barbados, passed away today after suffering a tragic neck injury surfing big waves at Box by Box, an infamous spot on the east side of the island. Several hours into a star-studded...

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  • December 23, 2016 • News

    RIP Mickey McCarthy

    ESM is heartbroken to report that true East Coast legend and iconic Outer Banks lensman Mickey McCarthy passed away on December 23rd, 2016. Mickey suffered a heart attack several days ago and was airlifted to Norfolk General Hospital,...

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  • January 12, 2015 • News

    RIP Joe McGovern

    Photo: Mez It is with extremely heavy hearts that ESM announces the passing of Narragansett, RI, photographer, writer, and class act Joe McGovern. One of the longest running and most essential contributors to ESM, Joe was a longtime friend...

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  • December 28, 2012 • News

    Fallen Hero: NY Lifeguard Dylan Smith Dies While Surfing in Puerto Rico

    Just two days before Christmas, Belle Harbor, NY, lifeguard and surfer Dylan Smith, who saved the lives of several residents during Hurricane Sandy, perished while surfing Maria’s in Rincon, Puerto Rico. Smith’s body was found lifeless...

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