The 2010 East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSCs) has kicked off in Virginia Beach, Virginia! It’s the biggest surfing event on the East Coast, and if you’re anywhere in the area you’ll want to make sure to check out what goes down this weekend (there’s also a Reef bikini contest, among other things). With Hurricane Danielle set to throw some surf to VB this weekend, the 48th ECSCs is shaping up to be a good one! Here’s some highlights from the action on Thursday. You can check out the heat sheets at surfusa.org/id10.html, daily photos at jpixx.com/ECSC/2010/, and of course wrap-ups and highlights on transworldsurf.com. Check out our list of contenders for this year’s ECSCs right here and stay tuned for much more from Vah Beach.