Surfers from Maine through New Jersey braved the cold water and big waves in Belmar, New Jersey, this past weekend to claim victory in the Eastern Surfing Association’s 2016 Northeast Regional Surfing Championship presented by Aerial Media Productions. The top finalists of this event qualify for ESA’s Easterns® Surfing Championships that will be held in September.
“Belmar is one of the most consistent surf breaks in the Northeast, and it provided the ESA great waves throughout the three-day event,” said Michelle Sommers, ESA’s Executive Director. “The waves were fantastic on Sunday morning with double-overhead and clean conditions for the finals of the youth divisions.” ESA officials, judges and competitors put on an ESA Expression Session when the contest had to be put on hold while they waited for more manageable surf for last day.
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