Surf City USA Lights Up On A South Swell

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Just one of the many talented and underground surfers in the city of Santa Cruz aka the real Surf City. Photo: Ryan Craig

Surf City USA Lights Up On A South Swell

With all due respect to Huntington Beach, let’s be real, Santa Cruz is Surf City USA. Here’s a batch of photos from TransWorld SURF‘s newest senior photographer Ryan “Chachi” Craig that documents the recent run of south swell they’ve been reveling in. Despite strong NW winds and stubborn fog banks, the thick kelp and ripping local surfers made for on hell of show…

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Bud Freitas

Bud Freitas right at home at home in Santa Cruz, CA. Photo: Ryan Craig