Lowers Lights Up For Surfing America Championships On Friday

Lowers lit up today for the Surfing America Championships. And it’s only going to get better as the south swell on tap mixes with the Hurricane Celia swell. Get ready for some boundaries to be pushed by the nation’s best surfers. The event takes a lay day tomorrow and resumes action on Sunday morning, running until Monday and culminating in the naming of the 2011 PacSun USA Surf Team. Watch all the action LIVE at surfingamericalive.com as the best kids in America go for National Titles. And stay tuned to transworldsurf.com for full wraps each day.

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Brother Andino nosepickin' his way to a 10. Photo: Steindler

Brother Andino nosepickin' his way to a 10. Photo: Steindler

Luke Davis cutting some early morning Lowers glass. Photo: Steindler

Luke Davis cutting some early morning Lowers glass. Photo: Steindler

Andrew Doheny slashing on his backhand. Photo: Steindler

Andrew Doheny slashing on his backhand. Photo: Steindler

Evan Geiselman is like an acrobat. Look how far up his front foot is. Photo: Steindler

Evan Geiselman is like an acrobat. Look how far up his front foot is. Photo: Steindler

God damn Lowers looks fun. Photo: Steindler

God damn Lowers looks fun. Photo: Steindler

Conner Coffin can't take his eyes off Lowers, not even for Ryan Simmons. Photo: Steindler

Conner Coffin can't take his eyes off Lowers, not even for Ryan Simmons. Photo: Steindler

Florida's Evan Thompson awaits his quarterfinals heat on Sunday. Photo: Steindler

Florida's Evan Thompson awaits his quarterfinals heat on Sunday. Photo: Steindler

Daniel Glenn psyching on Lowers. Photo: Steindler

Daniel Glenn psyching on Lowers. Photo: Steindler

Encinitas-bred Taylor Clark. Photo: Steindler

Encinitas-bred Taylor Clark. Photo: Steindler

Jersey boy and all around good kid Pat Schmidt. Photo: Steindler

Jersey boy and all around good kid Pat Schmidt. Photo: Steindler

Nage Melamead taking home a heat win today. Photo: Steindler

Nage Melamead taking home a heat win today. Photo: Steindler

Dylan Kowalski. Photo: Steindler

Dylan Kowalski. Photo: Steindler

Conner Coffin usually known for his man carves and barrel skills can also fly with the best of them. Photo: Steindler

Conner Coffin, usually known for his man carves and barrel skills, can also fly with the best of them. Photo: Steindler

And here's Conner showing off his versatility. Photo: Steindler

And here's Conner showing off his versatility. Photo: Steindler

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