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Surfers hit Wrightsville Beach for weekend tournament

videoWhat do California, South Carolina, New Jersey and Florida all have in common? They're missing some of their best pro surfers this weekend as contestants from those states are ripping the waves right here in our area.

UNCW freshman dies while surfing in storm

UNC Wilmington officials say the teen killed while surfing at Wrightsville Beach was a member of the UNCW family.

Wahines take to Wrightsville Beach

Hundreds of wahines took to the beach this weekend for what has become an east coast surfing tradition. The 13th Annual East Coast Wahine Championships were held at Wrightsville Beach. The contest is the only one on the east coast to feature all female surfers.

Amateurs and pros stoked about Reef Sweetwater Surf Contest

The Fifth Annual Reef - Sweetwater Surf Contest got underway at Wrightsville Beach Friday afternoon. The Pro-Am event is one contest surfers look forward to up and down the east coast.

UNCW Surf Club makes history

Surf's up for the UNCW Surf Club. The team placed second in the National Scholastic Surfing Association Championships last week in California.

History of surfing the Cape Fear coast

videoA lot can change in 40 years -- the style, the technique -- but when it comes to surfing, one thing has stayed the same. "You are always looking for the perfect wave, and the perfect conditions to make the perfect wave," said Dennis Barbour, owner of Island True Value.

Red flag surfing at Wrightsville Beach

Surfers in Wrightsville Beach still have unlimited water access for at least this summer.

Wrightsville Beach access no. 33 to remain public

Good news for Wrightsville Beach locals. Thanks to the town's board, the beach's public access 33 will remain public.

Novices, veterans compete in surf competition

videoFrom novices to seasoned veterans, more than 100 female surfers took to the waves this weekend to compete in the east coast Wahine surfing competition.

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