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SurfRef

 

SurfRef captures the skills of the best surfing 

in SoCal.  I try to photograph professional surf

contests  but 25' waves at the Wedge are just

 too hard to resist.

     

                                              Michael F Dougherty

 

             Featured:

 

                            Women of Surfing

    

                           Wedge - Select Images

    

                           U.S, Open 2009

  

      

 

The Wedge

 

2018

 

 

 

Shoe City Pro...gone.

Both Trestles contests ... gone.

This is very sad.

Not good for the sport. 

 

 

The Wedge  (49)

Open / Women (40)

 

      

   

 

2017   

Storm Waves

(BW)  (6) 

Shoe City Pro  (14)

The Wedge  (13)

 Open (36)  /   Women (11)

Swatch (12)

      

   

 

2016

 

  Waves at Wedge  (6)

Wedge Surfing  (6)

Open  (12)  Women  (10)

Hurley Rnd 3  (23) / 2  (22)

Women's Pre  (15)

      

 

 

   

2015

      

 

Oakley Trestles   (18)

Newport  Wedge  (33) 

Ladies Practice (15)

Hurley Trestles  (27)

    

 

 

   

2014   
 

Swatch Pro  (27)

   

  Hurley Pro  (24)

Newport Wedge (24)

US Open - July  (38)

Wedge 14'-17'  (13)

 

 

 

 

   

   
   
2013  
 

  Through May, 2013,

no waves and 2 major contests cancelled .  Ugh.

   

Newport Wedge  (14)

US Open - July  (61)

Hurley Pro - Sept.  (16)

 

 

 

   

2012  

Pete & Chhris  09  

Fletchers Cove 10

 

 Am.  Pro-Apr.  (16)

Lowers-May   (17)

Newport Wedge  (21)

Newport Wedge-2  (8)

 

 

 Vans Pier Classic  (43)

 

US Open - Aug  (42)

Hurley Pro - Sep.  (45)

 

 

 

   

2011  
 

Newport Wedge  (21)

 Katin Pro 11  (20)

 

 Vans Pro 11  (26)

 Nike 6 / Oakley Jr. (27)

 US Open 11  (43)

   

 

  

 

2010  
 

 Nike6 Pro - 10  (38)

 Hurley P - 10  (39)

 Ocean Beach 10  (16)

 Vans Pro HB 10  (36)

    

 US Open -  HB  (47)

 

 

 

 

2009  
 

 Vans Pro HB 09  (17)

 Nike6 Pro 09  (29)

US Open 09  (62)+(10)

Hurley Pro 09  (35)

 

 

 

 

       

02/24/19

All images Michael F Dougherty