News — South Carolina

Savannah Bradley and The Path Less Traveled

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Guest writer:  Matthew Woodward.   For most people tuned into the surfing world, Cocoa Beach, Florida is permanently tied to one name: Slater. Yet, the small beach community has spawned another notable name in surfing: Savannah Bradley.   With an impressive array of competitive surfing wins and a host of sponsors, it might have been easy to predict Bradley’s path. Finding early competitive success within the East Coast contest circuit, she seemed destined for a ride on the same pro pipeline which propelled a rough and tumble Cocoa kid named Kelly to international stardom. A Florida contest kid with a...

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Interviewing Professional Surfer, Logan Hayes

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From being a local surf legend in his home state, to taking titles in international contest, Logan Hayes is a name you might want to keep up with… and/or keep out of your girlfriend’s mouth (homies a stud). Contrary to popular belief, this kid is a prime example that the East Coast can in fact, breed absolute rippers. Thanks for letting me pick your brain a little, brother! Alex Whittle: Hey man, tell us a little about yourself. Logan Hayes: “My name is Logan Hayes, I'm 20 years old and I'm a professional surfer from the east coast. I currently live...

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Interviewing Chuck Gainey, Co-Founder of the Carolina Surf Film Festival

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Shred Season's founder, Liam Becker, was lucky enough to catch up with one of the masterminds behind one of the coolest surfing events in the Carolinas; the Carolina Surf Film Festival.  The festival exhibits surf films from the Carolinas and around the world.  Art, music, food and an eclectic mix of vendors round out an impressive celebration of wave riding.   Liam Becker:  Hey Chuck, tell us a little about yourself. Chuck Gainey:  Hey Liam! I've been surfing most of my life--I moved to Charleston in 1989 from the upstate of South Carolina. I have a 6 year old daughter who...

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Behind the scenes with local surf film maker, Kate Barattini

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Hey Kate!  Thanks for taking the time to speak with us today.  We have seen you do so many cool things with the surfing scene here in the Charleston area.  Your painting series, Animal Shred, is so unique.  You capture surfers natural movements on a wave and can see an animal’s natural movement from the same pose or form.  We have seen you in competitions, such as the Folly Beach Wahine Classic.  You also serve the coldest beer on the island at Drop In Deli, while promoting Roots Hummus at the same time.  What don’t you do?   Tell us...

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