California Dreamin’ Photo Gallery

Blacks Beach never fails to provide the iriest of irie moments on glassy evenings. Photo: English

Blacks Beach never fails to provide the iriest of irie moments on glassy evenings. Photo: English

Yadin Nicol punts at his home away from home in Santa Barbara. Photo: Checkwood

Yadin Nicol punts at his home away from home in Santa Barbara. Photo: Checkwood

Bummy Koepenick finds the only left in Santa Barbara. Photo: Checkwood

Bummy Koepenick finds the only left in Santa Barbara. Photo: Checkwood

Tim Curran makes a nasty drop look makeable. Photo: Bill Sharp

Tim Curran makes a nasty drop look makeable. Photo: William Sharp

Yadin Nicol turns his back on Ventura Pier. Photo: Bill Sharp

Yadin Nicol turns his back on Ventura Pier. Photo: William Sharp

Adam Replogle shows why he has one of the smoothest cutties in the biz. Photo: Nelly/SPL

Adam Replogle shows why he has one of the smoothest cutties in the biz. Photo: Nelly/SPL

Johnny Craft masters his craft of ripping Blacks. Photo: English

Johnny Craft masters his craft of ripping Blacks. Photo: English

Freight train barrels in Oceanside. Photo: Checkwood

Freight train barrels in Oceanside. Photo: Checkwood

Whenever, whereever it's good on the Central Coast you'll find Kilian Garland in places like Santa Barbara. Photo: Checkwood

Whenever, whereever it's good on the Central Coast you'll find Kilian Garland in places like Santa Barbara. Photo: Checkwood

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Where's Wardo? In a La Jolla tube. Photo: English

Where's Wardo? In a La Jolla tube. Photo: English

Ratboy has an arsenal of airs and this is one of the backside variety in Santa Cruz. Photo: English

Ratboy has an arsenal of airs and this is one of the backside variety in Santa Cruz. Photo: English

The rainbow at the end of the long Blacks Beach walk. Photo: English

The rainbow at the end of the long Blacks Beach walk. Photo: English

After traveling non-stop all year, Nat Young doesn't mind getting some rip time on his hometurf in Santa Cruz. Photo: Nell/SPL

After traveling non-stop all year, Nat Young doesn't mind getting some rip time on his hometurf in Santa Cruz. Photo: Nell/SPL

Long lines at C-Street in Ventura. Photo: Bill Sharp

Long lines at C-Street in Ventura. Photo: William Sharp

Nathaniel Curran negotiates a dredger. Photo: Bill Sharp

Nathaniel Curran negotiates a dredger. Photo: William Sharp

Cory Arrambide busts out in Ventura. Photo: Bill Sharp

Cory Arrambide busts out in Ventura. Photo: William Sharp

Nathaniel Curran punts in front of Ventura Pier. Photo: Bill Sharp

Nathaniel Curran punts in front of Ventura Pier. Photo: William Sharp

Tough paddle out decision. Photo: Bill Sharp

Tough paddle out decision. Photo: William Sharp

Blake Jones makes backside punts his main attraction on a late Oceanside evening. Photo: Checkwood

Blake Jones makes backside punts his main attraction on a late Oceanside evening. Photo: Checkwood

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Follow Dane Anderson cutting back at Blacks. Photo: English

Follow Dane Anderson cutting back at Blacks. Photo: English

The Central Coast loves the funneling Santa Anas and a bombing swell. photo: Bill Sharp

The Central Coast loves the funneling Santa Anas and a bombing swell. photo: William Sharp

Taylor Curran, the youngest Curran brother, sets up a hometown hollow line. Photo: Bill Sharp

Taylor Curran, the youngest Curran brother, sets up a hometown hollow line. Photo: William Sharp

A Yadin Nicol gets all West Oz in Central Cal. Photo: Bill Sharp

Yadin Nicol gets all West Oz in Central Cal. Photo: William Sharp

Nathaniel Curran on a wave that looks like a tubing layered dessert of chocolate pudding, whipped cream, and green jello. Photo: Bill Sharp

Nathaniel Curran on a wave that looks like a tubing layered dessert of chocolate pudding, whipped cream, and green jello. Yum. Photo: William Sharp

Jeremy Scribner's back with a patented giant punt in Santa Cruz. Photo: Nelly/SPL

Jeremy Scribner's back with a patented giant punt in Santa Cruz. Photo: Nelly/SPL

Young Encinitas up-and-comer Luke Rife blasts the lip at Seaside. Photo: English

Young Encinitas up-and-comer Luke Rife blasts the lip at Seaside. Photo: English

As a Team Manager at Channel Islands, Blake Howard gets to test a lot of boards in Santa Barbara. Tough job. Photo: Checkwood

As a Team Manager at Channel Islands, Blake Howard gets to test a lot of boards in Santa Barbara. Tough job. Photo: Checkwood

Kolohe Andino ventured North to Ventura County to sample some Gold Coast gold. Photo: Bill Sharp

Kolohe Andino ventured North to Ventura County to sample some Gold Coast gold. Photo: William Sharp

Dredging barrels in Ventura County. Photo: Bill Sharp

Dredging barrels in Ventura County. Photo: William Sharp