2014 Battle of the Beach

Photo Joe McGovern

Summer 2014

Sunrise in NH

Photo Bryan Nicholson

Summer 2014

Sunrise at the Beach

Photo Bryan Nicholson

ESA Contest Season Gears Up

New Article by Peter Pan

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Newport Championships Postponed to 5/9

From the ESA: "All forecasts are calling for one foot or less for tomorrow AM, and it is pretty flat right now. So we are going to postpone the contest until next weekend. The contest is on call for next Friday night after 6 PM. All members will be notified as soon as we make a decision. Remember...there is plenty of time to run contests in sloppy and junky surf during the nice warm summer season. It is too cold and nasty right now to run a contest in bad surf. If we are going to get chilled and soggy, we should...

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47th Annual New England Mid-Winter Surfing Championships

It was only fitting that after over one month of postponements due to inclement weather, the 47th Annual New England Mid-Winter Surfing Championships was held in below freezing air temperatures, and after an overnight snowfall. Despite that fact that spring had officially begun on the weekend before, the relentless winter weather continued to hamper road travel right up until the morning of the contest. With water temperatures hovering between 33-34 degrees, and the wind howling, competitors felt it was like the middle of January. The surf finally cooperated, as surfers had their fill of thick, waist to shoulder high slammers that...

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