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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

 

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                            Women of Surfing

    

                           Wedge - Select Images

    

                           U.S, Open 2009

  

      

 

The Wedge

 

2019

 

 

 

No real surf yet

this year in SoCal,

especially at

Newport Wedge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      

   

 

2018

 

 

 

Shoe City Pro...gone.

Both Trestles contests ... gone.

This is very sad.

Not good for the sport. 

 

 

The Wedge  (49)

US 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