The ESA is currently holding its annual Easterns® Surfing Championships presented by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina. The week-long event began on Sunday and will continue through Friday. The adult short- and longboard divisions were held Sunday and Monday in chest-high surf followed by the SUP, Open Shortboard and Bodyboard divisions on Tuesday in blown-out conditions.
Despite two rain delays on Tuesday, Southern New Jersey’s Kyle Tester became one of the youngest ESA competitors at 14 years of age to win the coveted Easterns GoPro Open Shortboard Division. “I was so stoked to not only make the Open Shortboard final, but to actually win it at 14 is so awesome!” Tester is taking home a brand new GoPro camera for his efforts.
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