10-year-old super grom, Seamus Carey, excited for competeing in the OSSC for the first time
Good Bag filler and a good reminder of the event
The 2016 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge: Northeast Regional event competitor scene.
Heritage Ocean City (white), Eric Plyler and Heritage Margate (yellow) Cassidy McClain start the first heat of the day.
Michael Ciaramella
First heat of the 2016 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge
Heritage Ocean City rider Eric Plyler off the top.  Heat 1
Heritage Margate rider Cassidly McClain showing the bpoys she has what it takes.
Inlet Outlet 1st surfer, Freddie Ecke
Jersey Devil Surf Shop surfer Dave Koehlor
Heritage Margate second surfer, Ian Bloch, ready to charge after being tagged in.
Heritage Margate Ian Bloch backhand
Jersey Devil Surf SHop rider Jaques Brningo heat 1
Heritage Sea Isle rider tagging in Andrew Gesler
Inlet/Outlet surfers Cole Hallman gets back to HQ to send Teddy Weiland out to finish up their lineup.
Heritage Margate surfer Zack Humphreys (yellow) and Inlet/Outlet surfer Teddy Weiland (red)
Heritage Ocean City surfer Nick Brady, heat 1
Heritage Sea Isle surfer Andrew Gesler, heat 1
Heritage Sea Isle surfer Michael Ciaramella.  Heat 1
Inlet/Outlet surfer Freddie Ecke.  Heat 2
Heritage Margate surfer Cassidy McClain.  Heat 2
Heritage Margate surfer Cassidy McClain.  Heat 2
Heritage Margate surfer Cassidy McClain.  Heat 2
Heritage Ocean City surfer Seamus Carey tags Nick Brady to send him out in the water next.
Heritage OC whammy Ben Graeff, Jersey Devil’s Jaques Beningo, and Heritage Sea Isle’s Michael Ciaramella warm up by the fire during heat 2.
Heritage Sea Isle City whammy surfer, Andrew Gesler, Heat 2.
Heritage Sea Isle City whammy surfer, Andrew Gesler, throwing up the claim, Heat 2.
Heritage Sea Isle City surfer Michael Ciaramella, Heat 2
The OSSC key difference is the team aspect to the competition.  Communication between team members is crucial.  Inlet/Outlet surfer Teddy Weiland offers insight.
Nothing but good vibes from Andrew Gesler
Heritage Ocean City: 5th Place (L to R): Seamus Carey, Ben Graeff, Nick Brady, and Eric Plyler
Inlet Outlet Surf Shop: 4th Place-
Jersey Devil Surf: 3rd Place L to R: Dave Koehlor, Jo Foglio, Dean Randazzo, and Jacques Beningo.
Heritage Margate: 1st Place L to R: Ian Bloch, Kevin Morris, Zack Humphreys, and Cassidy Mcclain.

2016 NORTHEAST PHOTOS