The Pipeline

Fun waves

June 6th, 2012

We had a fun country swell over the weekend. It came up about midday on Thursday and peaked Friday into Friday evening. On average, waves were in the 4-5 foot range, but Rockpiles was breaking which means it had to be at least 6 feet at certain spots which were focused on the NNW angle.READ MORE

The Mike Pricket Project

May 27th, 2012

In case you have not yet heard, local surfing photographer Mike Prickett was paralyzed by a bout of the bends after rescuing a fellow diver in Tahiti. Doctors say he has a chance to regain mobility in the next six months of rehabilitation. Charlie Annenberg Weingarten of has started a project following Mike Prickett’sREAD MORE

Surfing into Summer?

May 26th, 2012

The students at Sunset Beach know how to combat the flat spell. I was very jealous of the slip n slide they had going a couple days ago so that tells you how desperate we are for some surf action. It has been nearly flat on most sides of the island this week and itREAD MORE

Town coming awake as Country dies down

May 10th, 2012

State Championships kicked off at Bowls 2 weekends ago and they scored some pretty nice 3-4 foot waves during the contest. Have not been able to get any real results from the contest yet, but I know Mike Akima got one of the best waves of the day in between the contestants while he wasREAD MORE

April Surprise!

April 17th, 2012

Since my last post, which recorded my own personal encounter with a shark at Pipe the morning after Joshua Holley was bitten at Leftovers, I learned of several other shark sightings. On that very same day, I heard of other encounters at Off the Wall, Sunset and Chuns reef. These sharks appeared to be largerREAD MORE

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