Watch Surfers Tackle Snow, Frigid Weather And Beautiful 'Arctic Swell'

Forget about the Endless Summer. Chris Burkard, senior staff photographer at Surfer Magazine, documents the raw beauty of the arctic as professional Surfers Patrick Millin, Brett Barley, and Chadd Konigride ride some beautiful, frigid waves above the Arctic Circle in downright harsh conditions. The bitterly cold seas, snow and wind take their toll on the surfers and photographer, yet this SmugMug Films production is incredibly positive and uplifting.

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Sean McCoy

Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.

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