The Top 20 Photos From The US Open

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While shooting on one of the earlier days, a couple girls ran up and said they wanted to be on the website so I told them to give Granger a kiss on the cheek as he left the water. Voila! Photo: Checkwood


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.