Saturday, February 20, 2010

Saturday scenes and scenery: Golden Gate Bridge surfers

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Though surfers flock to San Francisco's Ocean Beach when the waves are promising -- not too choppy -- a hardy crew head to the break under our famous bridge when conditions are right. I don't know what that means, but they do and there they were on a recent sunny afternoon.

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There was a good deal of jockeying for position.

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Then someone would catch a wave.

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And eventually run out.

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Hey -- don't ride all the way to rocks. As these waves hit, I was catching the spray myself standing on the break wall.

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Gotta catch up with that board.

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To cap off the somewhat surreal scene, this group of Civil War re-enactors were playing just behind me as I took these pictures, preparing for festivities at Fort Point under the bridge. Ah, San Francisco!

2 comments:

Darlene said...

hat is a beautiful shot of the Bridge and the action shots are fantastic. You should enter your photos in a contest or sell them.

Roo said...

Mmmm... makes me miss the City!

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