Joel Patterson

SURFER Contributor

12.13.09

Features

Does Parkinson "Deserve" One?

Since that heat at Pipe yesterday when Parko lost in Round 3 to Gavin Gillette, ending his strongest effort yet for a first world title, I’ve been thinking about the poor guy. I stood on the jetty for his semi-final win over Mick back during the Quik Pro at pumping Kirra, and Joel was fit, […]

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12.6.09

Features

First Snow Kicks Off "Real" East Coast Surf Season

With the first snowfall of the winter of 2009-10 still fresh on the beaches of New England, SURFER photographer and friend, New Hampshirite Brian Nevins is ecstatic that the temps are finally falling. Though we on the West Coast tend to think of our eastern brethren’s best season as fall, Nevins says it’s the middle […]

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12.3.09

Features

Sunset Explodes, Eddie Nears, Swell Fever Spreads

On the North Shore, when it rains it pours…literally. It’s pouring now, in fact, like a compassionate god crying tears of relief after a wild Thursday at Sunset Beach, during which no one died and Tanner Gadauskas finally qualified for the 2010 World Tour. In surf so big it looked more suited to Théodore Géricault’s […]

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12.2.09

Features

North Shore Coverage: What do you want to see/read?

Greetings from the North Shore. Well, we’re in a mansion of a spot somewhere between Pipe and Rocky Point, we’ve had a fun inaugural surf, we’ve got our tape recorders, laptops, cameras, video cameras, and corporate credit cards, and I thought it might be good to put the question to you, Reader…what would you like […]

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