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Weber & Machotka hoist the Clam!

Photography courtesy of Jim Givas The waves weren't perfect on Saturday, September 18th, but there sure were plenty of them, and the best surfers rose to the occasion at the 15th Annual Clam Jam!  Pete Machotka & Royce Weber took out Jeff Pennella & Conor Willem in a close final heat (13.07 - 11.7).  We score each surfer's highest wave and add them together.  This year, we introduced a beta version of our new digital scoring system so surfers and fans can see live scoring as well as the bracket - check out the results here.  Congrats to Royce, who... Read More...

The Cold War is ON!

Above: Randy Townsend by Michael Cassella Twenty of the best surfers around are going to dual it out tomorrow on Long Beach Island (NJ) when the Cold War goes down!  We're stoked to support Captain Randy Townsend and homeboy Conor Willem, who are both surfing on the same team.  Come check out the innovative format and the best surfing you'll see this month in our backyard, on the South end of LBI! Below: Conor Willem by Dan Przygocki Read More...

The Life of Riley: Part I

Above: Jetty Amigo Nick Rossi courtesy of Gavin Tormollan Winter Storm Riley lit up the entire East Coast and we're aptly naming this post Part I because we know how many photos are going to flood the web.  Then again, the waves are still pumping so photogs may need some deserved downtime before we all see the best of the best.  Here's a few tasters, none of which really do the conditions justice, but we promise there will be plenty more to follow... Jetty Ambassador Pete Machotka courtesy of Thomas Larney Jetty Ambassador Chris Mansor flew home to surf his home break... Read More...

11th Annual Clam Jam review

Above: Preparing for the first heat by Shawn Casey  This was a funky year with a long wait during the Clam Jam window, but it finally went down on Sunday, November 19th!  A nearly full bracket of (93) LBI Region surfers competed all day in surf that ranged from 2-6 ft with strong offshore winds.  At the end of the day, Randy Townsend & Evan Zodl defeated Billy Webster & Conor Willem in a very close final.  Some of the best surfers rose to the top in challenging conditions while newcomers enjoyed their first time Jam experiences.  Check out the Press... Read More...