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

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Heavy Winds for Surfing Championships

Heavy Winds for Surfing Championships

After almost one week of big, unruly surf, the ocean settled down for competitors at the ESA New England Spring Championships, held this past weekend. Surfers still had to contend with heavy offshore winds up to 40 knots, which provided a challenge for many riders. “The stiff offshore conditions made it difficult to drop down the wave faces,” said ESA Competition Director, Mario Frade. “But if you were in the right spot, there were some outstanding rides to be had.” This was evident in the premier division, the Open Shortboard, when local hotshot, Lily Gartner put the boys to shame, topping...

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2016 Mid-Winter Results

2016 Mid-Winter Results

Icy Surf For 48th Annual New England Mid-Winter Championships It turned out to be a perfect combination of wind, weather and surf, as the oldest, continuously running winter surfing competition took place, this past weekend. This was the 48th Annual New England Mid-Winter Surfing Championships, and it happened at the same beach that the first contest did, in 1968. Sarah Procaccini. Photo Lisa Haase. Despite howling southwest winds, most of the waves held up, as the swell increased throughout the day. By the end of the event, there were solid overhead sets pouring through the contest zone. The big winner of the day was Kevin...

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