Winter 2010: Opening Day In California

There are always going to be some butterflies on the first big swell of the season... especially when you rock up to Isla Todos Santos... Photo: Dorsey
There are always going to be some butterflies on the first big swell of the season... especially when you rock up to Isla Todos Santos. Photo: Dorsey
Brian Conley on a Todos Santos bomber. Photo: Dorsey
Brian Conley on a Todos Santos bomber. Photo: Dorsey
Nathaniel Curran taps into a rarely breaking, secret wedge inside of a certain California harbor... Photo: Checkwood
Nathaniel Curran taps into a rarely breaking, secret wedge inside of a certain California harbor. Photo: Checkwood
With the steeply angled swell, Blacks was good, not great. Photo: James Tull
With the steeply angled swell, Blacks was good, not great. Photo: James Tull
Johnny Craft at Salt Creek in the OC. Photo: Hennings
Johnny Craft at Salt Creek in the OC. Photo: Hennings
While SoCal was shadowed from the swell a bit, Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz got the full brunt of it. Photo: Nelly/SPL
While SoCal was shadowed from the swell a bit, Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz got the full brunt of it. Photo: Nelly/Engy/SPL
Like most surfers, Tim Curran chose to stay close to home. Photo: Checkwood
Like most surfers, Tim Curran chose to stay close to home. Photo: Checkwood
Mavericks from above. Photo: Nelly/SPL
Mavericks from above. Photo: Nelly/Engy/SPL
LA County doing its best impersonation of a Oaxacan pointbreak. Photo: Checkwood
LA County doing its best impersonation of a Oaxacan pointbreak. Photo: Checkwood

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