ESA News

The ESA is celebrating its 50th year in 2017.
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First round of ESA Southeast Champions Crowned

Friday marked the beginning of the ESA’s Southeast Regional Surfing Championship presented by Long Diggers in choppy, waist- to chest-high waves.  Conditions were fun for competitors who traveled to Paradise Beach Park in Melbourne Beach, Florida from the entire state of Florida and as far away as Georgia. “This contest kicks off our entire post-season […]

ESA’s 2017 Southeast Regional Surfing Championship presenting by Long Doggers begins Friday

ESA’s 2017 Southeast Regional Surfing Championship presenting by Long Doggers begins Friday

The Eastern Surfing Association will kick off its post-season championship events with its Southeast Regionals presented by Long Doggers beginning tomorrow and running through the weekend at Paradise Beach Park in Melbourne Beach, Florida. This is one of the three qualifying events for the ESA’s Easterns® that is held every September in Nags Head, North […]

The ESA premieres its “50 Years Strong” documentary at Surf Expo celebration

Hundreds from the surf industry gathered together at Surf Expo to kick-off the Eastern Surfing Association’s 50th year at an anniversary celebration on Friday evening. The ESA proudly premiered its new documentary, “50 Years Strong” that included former ESA competitors CJ Hobgood, Cory Lopez, Shea Lopez, Ben Bourgeois, Wes Laine, Noah Snyder, Jesse Hines and Kelly […]

Cory Lopez @ Teahupoo, Tahiti Photo: Tom Servais

Cory Lopez to introduce ESA’s 2017 All-Star Team Friday

Former ESA All-Star and multiple title holder – 2016 East Coast Hall of Fame & WCT Legend – Cory Lopez will introduce the 2017 ESA All-Star Team at ESA’s 50th-anniversary celebration on Friday, January 27, 2017, at Surf Expo at 6:15pm Former World #3 and multiple (5X) ESA National Title Holder, Cory Lopez (USA) will […]