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The Life of Riley: Part V

Yes, we're still sorting through a slew of photos from Winter Storm Riley!  This time around we're featuring Jetty Ambassador Pete Machotka who told us...I didn't remember most of them.  I got so slammed on every paddle and it was so much work that the whole day felt like one big beating!  We beg to differ Pete, these photos from your pops look like you were handing out the beatings! Read More...

Leopold misses Riley, but...

Jetty Ambassador Ryan Leopold made the decision to hit Central America last week.  He didn't lament about missing Winter Storm Riley back home in VA/NC because he scored in #waveland!  Ryan kept plenty busy getting shacked as well as handing out Jetty schwag to locals ~ stoked! Read More...

The Life of Riley: Part IV

Above: Gaby enjoys a thinned out lineup due to the size (Photo: Bobby Bechtel) From the sub-sea level stuff that Jersey had going on, to the massive Caribbean, Winter Storm Riley wasn't just a one-time event as it produced a week of waves.  While plenty of schools and businesses closed on the East Coast, and PR still recovering from Hurricane Maria, Jetty Ambassadors  Gaby Canals and Sam Seeland had no complaints. Sam Seeland working on his backhand (Photo: Randall Cogar) Read More...

The Life of Riley: Part III

Above: Owen O'Donnell drives into a bomb The size of Winter Storm Riley and the area that it impacted was the key factor in its production of epic surf.  Before we glorify the waves, our hearts go out to all who were negatively effected by the extreme winds, flooding and snowfall.  On the bright side, look at Jetty Ambassadors  Owen O'Donnell (NY) and Logan Hayes (FL) reaping the benefits... Logan Hayes yearns for quality FL surf like this (Photos: Ryan Wykoff) Read More...

The Life of Riley: Part II

Above: RT attacking on a ridiculously small stick by Jersey Mike After days and days of tubes, more content is surfacing from Winter Storm Riley.  Jetty Captain  Randy Townsend played host to plenty of pros, friends and anyone else who braved the flooding, drift and morphing, Army Corp of Engineers-assisted waves.  This was a stretch of waves that the boys will be talking about for a long time, and it is best captured by the world traveling Trevor Murphy... Newmibia , New Jersey from Trevor Murphy on Vimeo.   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...