When ‘The Wedge’ Is Firing, Hold On Tight

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The Wedge. Those two words will conjure images of broken surfboards, fast closeouts and crazy drops for most people who ride waves. The famous California wave has been featured in hundreds of videos, but we never tire of watching people get pitted in this beast.

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As noted by Vimeo poster Andrew Johnson: “Labor Day weekend hurricane swells were very kind to many of the beaches around Orange County – especially Newport. Extremely warm water, sunshine, light offshore winds, and great waves made this weekend one for the books. Footage is from Sunday and Monday early mornings (9/6 and 9/7).”

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