The information about surfing activities occurring in East cost is assembled and published in the form of a booklet. The booklet comes with the name of East Coast Surfing Magazine. More than 300 issues of the magazine have been published. Let’s gather some more news for us this month edition of the magazine.
East Coast Surfing Association
East coast surfing association was established in 1967. It is the largest professional amateur surfer association in the United States. Since then the association is regularly promoting beach surfing in the region. The association comprises of members from 25 districts. The association works for the preservation and promotion of surfing in all states.
They have a hall of fame in which they pay tribute to the people whose hard work and dedication spread the sports on the East coast. The association makes the process of event organization easy for its members. All activities are coordinated. After every two years, an induction ceremony occurs to induce new members to the hall of fame.
Recently East coast surfing association has signed an agreement with world surfing league, which opened the paths for a surfer from east coast to participate in world surfing league.
The association organizes events for every level of surfers. From the mini grom shortboard to open bodyboard, the categories involve children (age 13-14) women and men.
East coast surfing association offers membership for the public. You can become a member of the association as a competing surfer or perform surfing for your passion.
East Coast Surfing Capital
A lot of beaches are famous for surfing activities on the Eastern coast of the United States. The East coast of united states consists of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. Several surfing events take place on these beaches. These events bring thousands of visitors from across the country.
The West coast of America is the capital earning a source of the country. The East Coast of the country was second in line to earning capital. With time, the East coast is also moving towards forming a capital source of income. The West coast has established firms, media promoters, and surfing manufacturers. Due to well-established infrastructures and competitors, the West was the famous surfing capital of the world.
The East coast was mainly inhabited by local surfers. And the surfing facilities were not as better as on the West coast. The beaches of the East coast are not crowded. The wave current on the beaches is suitable for surfing. These features are attracting surfers from the West coast. As a result, the islands are becoming capital surfing sites.
The beaches at California have waves similar to those at West coast but an added feature is the lack of crowd. The beaches in California are not overcrowded. The surfers at East coast made efficient use of the geographical condition of the beaches. The weather on the East coast is quite suitable for surfing in winter too.
The beaches are organizing surfing events and championships. These events bring surfers from all the states together. These championships attract media partners and sponsors from across the state. Thousands of people visit these championships. All of these factors help spread the positive image and enthusiasm of people for surfing on the East coast. It brings investors from around the world.
The main contributor to the capital is the Montauk beach, which attracts surfers from the West coast as it is not overcrowded. Then comes the Oceanfront beach Virginia. It has the credit of successfully organizing East coast surfing championship for consecutive 57 years. The championship is arranged every year in the end week of August.
Surfing East Coast America
East Coast of the United States has its famous history for surfing. It started in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina in 1909. Burke Haywood Bridgers introduced surfing and started organizing surfing events in the region. The surfing history suggests it got famous in North Carolina and California at the same time. Several famous beaches are used for surfing events across America. Some of these beaches are;
- Smyrna Beach, Florida
- Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, Virginia
- Huntington Beach, California
- North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii
- Half-moon Bay, California
- Pupukea, Oahu, Hawaii
Different surfing events are organized on these beaches throughout the year. The famous events are;
- East Coast Surfing Championship on Oceanfront Virginia Beach, Virginia.
triple crown of surfing on North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.
- Reef Hawaiian Pro On North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.
- O’Neil World cup of surfing on Pupukea, Oahu, Hawaii.
- Pipeline Masters on North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii.
- Titans of Mavericks on Half Moon Bay, California.
- The US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California.