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Cowabunga! Night Surfing at Jax Beach

MORE THAN 7,000 PEOPLE LINED THE JACKSONVILLE BEACH PIER TO WITNESS AMAZING, ILLUMINATED PRO SURFING AT RED BULL NIGHT RIDERS Forty thousand watts of well-choreographed light illuminated the waters and night sky off the Jacksonville Beach Pier Friday night as some of the east coast’s top surfers battled out for best tricks and biggest air for Red Bull Night Riders. When the final horn blew, it was local hero , 26, who took the accolades with a Front Side No Grab Air, scoring 8.9 out of 10. , 24, from Point Lookout, NY took Second Place with a Backside No …

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North Florida Surfers Conquer the Waves in Unique Nighttime Competition

The sun set, lighting the competition on fire this weekend, as six professional North Florida surfers took to the waves for the  annual tow-at contest.  Thousands of local fans came out to cheer the surfers on, as Jacksonville Beach hosted the event for the first time. The chance to be crowned the best in the 904 was swiftly taken by , sweeping the competition with an inverted front side 360 air in the second round. “It was awesome that I pulled through and won in front of a great crowd,” said 18-year-old winner Tristan Thompson. “I’ve never seen that many people at …

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