How do the world's best surfers chase waves?
The ON IT project from Surfline followed free surfers Albee Layer, Brett Barley, Koa Rothman and Nic Von Rupp over the course of a full year to learn how they use forecasting, local knowledge, and educated guesswork to score waves at home and around the world
When it comes to striking a hurricane swell, timing is everything. Anxiety stirred as Hurricane Dorian made its way up the Eastern Seaboard. The crew analyzed swell and wind charts from Cape Hatteras to Nova Scotia, hoping to make the right call. As we paced back and forth, Team O’Neill legend and East Coast specialist Cory Lopez finally gave the thumbs up to book our flights and head to New Jersey. The Strike Mission was on.
Brett Barley scoring the biggest Skeleton Bay in 5 years. Check out part 1 now.