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Riding the Lake Superior Waves

Here’s what they were doing Sunday off Stony Point, just south of Knife River. 50 mph wind gusts, 21 degrees.

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Swan

about 9 years ago

One of many reasons to love Minnesota and Minnesotans!

GPearl

about 9 years ago

That's so cool!  Major props!

Tyler Nelson

about 9 years ago

Randy Carlson and these guys are a great example of "the will of the wave." Love their stoke!

Paul Lundgren

about 9 years ago

They kind of look like surfing ninjas. 

But they don't look like the kind of surfing ninjas that would be long-lost princes from a China Sea Island who inherited magically-induced martial arts prowess. 

John

about 9 years ago

Actually, surf culture on Lake Superior is quite strong. 
Lake Superior surfers have their own website and a very active discussion group. 

And read a New York Times article about it here:
Hanging 10 (Degrees) on Icy Lake Superior 

Or a local article here: 
North Shore Surfers

wildgoose

about 9 years ago

I can't believe that people weren't more excited about this film, which climaxes on Stony Point in a gale.  

wildgoose

about 9 years ago

Here's a longer but lower res excerpt from the same movie which is called Unsalted, I forgot to mention.  It's by Michigan native Vince Deur, he did the midwest premiere here in Duluth in 2005

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