The 2016 Winter was a big one for many. On the East Cost, big in a diferent way --- and heaven for those tough enough to face the elements.
Winter Storm Stella gifted East Coast surfers with some of the best conditions they’ve seen in years. “Best”, though, doesn’t mean easy–it means cold, dark, and heavy. Rob Kelly, Sam Hammer, Ben Gravy, Zach Humphreys, Randy Townsend, Pat Schmidt, Danny Mears, and Andrew Gesler were among the few who ventured out, and despite the armfuls of broken boards, it was so, so worth it.