WEDGE take two! If Trestles is a wave designed by committee, a uniform setup with something for everyone and unlikely to inflict much pain, then Newport’s Wedge came out of the horrific marriage of Anton Chigurh and Hannibal Lecter.
This is surfing’s equivalent of a slasher movie, you know everyone is going to meet a horrific fate and it is just a question of how. The motivation behind the riders intention is clear, have fun, try not to die. The audience is unquestioningly voyeuristic. And the source of the edit was of course that monster south swell which hit Teahupoo. Get the popcorn out.
Marie delivered a solid pulse of swell to Southern California over the last few days. Here's some of the best from the web so far
Currently spinning out surf in the Mid Atlantic and is forecast to head north east over the Atlantic Ridge towards Europe
Proposed plans for a hotel marina extension puts Dubai's last surfable beach in danger