Chasing Hurricane Earl On The Outer Banks

Ben Bourgeois. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Ben Bourgeois. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Another one of North Carolina's finest, this time Jesse Hines, gets shacked just after Hurricane Earl brushed by the Outer Banks. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Another one of North Carolina's finest (this time Jesse Hines) gets shacked just after Hurricane Earl brushed by the Outer Banks. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Despite not helping with the cooler, odds are that the guy in front will want one of those cold beers after getting barreled off his nut for three hours. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Despite not helping with the cooler, odds are that the guy in front will want one of those cold beers after getting barreled off his nut for three hours. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Why the disparity in the water color in this gallery? Pretty simple; before the storm hit, the water was nice and blue, after the rains and flooding, it turned to a chocolate colored mess. Michael Powell in pre-storm bliss. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Why the disparity in the water color in this gallery? Pretty simple; before the storm hit, the water was nice and blue, after the rains and flooding, it turned to a chocolate colored mess. Michael Powell in pre-storm bliss. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Poor man's Pipeline on the Outer Banks of North Carolina with Hunter Heverly. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Poor man's Pipeline on the Outer Banks of North Carolina with Hunter Heverly. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Evan Geiselman. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Evan Geiselman. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Gnarly Brett Barley in his Outer Banks home waters. Photo: Stafford/SPL

Gnarly Brett Barley in his Outer Banks home waters. Photo: Stafford/SPL

It's fair to say that the surf on the East Coast has been shitting on that of the West Coast of late... Fisher Heverly. Photo: Stafford/SPL

It's fair to say that the surf on the East Coast has been shitting on that of the West Coast of late... Fisher Heverly. Photo: Stafford/SPL

The decrepit Avon Pier makes it through yet another hurricane... Photo: Stafford/SPL

The decrepit Avon Pier makes it through yet another hurricane... Photo: Stafford/SPL

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