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

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ESA Summer Surf Series Round #3

ESA Summer Surf Series Round #3

ESA competitors had the good fortune to find decent, ridable waves for the 3rd straight summer contest, during a summer of very few swells. “When I checked the beach at 6:30 AM, it was totally flat,” said 2nd Beach Manager John Burnett. “As soon as the ESA got here, it began to pick up, and was contestable all day.” It was a good thing, too, since this turned out to be the largest contest of the summer, with intense competition in the youth events. Phoebe Hedde. The best surf of the final rounds came in the Menehune Longboard category, when solid waist...

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ESA Contest Season Takes Off!

ESA Contest Season Takes Off!

South New England District competitors blasted through three events during the past two weeks, and there was surf for all of them. The weather held out for all three contests, with hot summer skies and glassy waist high surf. The summer season kicked off with round #1 at 2nd Beach with some of that famous seaweed in the line-up. Waves broke outside and surfers could work the reforms into the beach for some big points. The outstanding performance went to Narragansett’s Noah Gartner, who was unstoppable in both the short and longboard events. Noah pulled off some great acrobatic nose...

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