Swell Event (Sat. 1/19/13). Photos: Ben Gallop

Last Saturday, we had a nice little run of waves. It wasn’t huge by all means but there were a few sandbars that were offering up some fun surf. Local Photographer Ben Gallop was snapping some shots where much of the action took place on Pea Island. (Thanks Ben for sharing).  Surfers: Joe Cheshire, Chris Hunter, Cody Craig, Dallas Tolson, Dan Kramer, Lucas Rogers, Mark Dawson and Trahey Manor.

Ben Gallop lives, works, surfs and takes photos on the Outer Banks. Ben practices law with the law firm of Hornthal, Riley, Ellis & Maland, LLP (www.hrem.com) in the firm’s Nags Head office. Hornthal, Riley is a full service law firm providing legal services to Northeastern North Carolina and beyond with offices in Elizabeth City, Nags Head and Columbia. Contact Hornthal, Riley if you need legal representation for traffic tickets, DUI/DWI, criminal matters, Park Service violations, real estate, estate planning, business development, commercial & complex litigation, personal injury, bankruptcy, employment matters, land use & zoning, eminent domain or anything else.


Joe Cheshire takes flight somewhere on Pea Island. Photo: Ben Gallop



Surfer: Joe Cheshire. Photo: Ben Gallop



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The tail half of a board that played fight club with a pier… never saw the front half… heard the surfer lived… he was lucky. Photo: Ben Gallop

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Chris Hunter with a nice roundhouse cutback. Photo: Ben Gallop


Surfer John Cheshire finds a little shade on Hatteras Island. Photo: Ben Gallop

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Chris Hunter drops in on a nice one. Photo: Ben Gallop

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Cody Craig throwing a few fins out the back. Photo: Ben Gallop

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Local ripper Dallas Tolson with a nice finishing touch. Photo: Ben Gallop

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This is a classic Outer Banks moment. Dan Kramer slotted with a picture perfect view from his friends. Photo: Ben Gallop

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It’s all or nothing with Lucas Rogers. Photo: Ben Gallop

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Lucas Rogers snags another fun left. Photo: Ben Gallop

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Mark Dawson takes advantage of the perfect launch pad. Photo: Ben Gallop

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Dr. Trahey Manor doing something other than dentistry. Photo: Ben Gallop


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