The Top 20 Photos From The US Open

Filipe Toledo
Nikki Van Dijk
Felipe Toledo
Nate Yeomans
Stephanie Gilmore
Coco Ho
Granger Larsen
Miguel Pupo
US Open, Huntington Beach, 2012
Dane Reynolds
US Open, Huntington Beach, 2012
Keanu Asing
US Open, Huntington Beach, 2012
Julian Wilson
Lakey Peterson
Miguel Pupo
 Julian Wilson
Julian Wilson
Lakey Peterson
Julian Wilson

A one man wrecking crew during the 2012 US Open Of Surfing, TWS Photo Editor Aaron Checkwood was all over the beach and pier during the Open. Now that he’s had some time to recuperate from the madness, here are his favorite 20 images and the short stories behind them.