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The North Wind

WINTER WAVES - Surfers catch the huge winter waves before the shore freezes over.

Surfs Up!

Nathan Kwapisz February 8, 2023

Remy Emelian, an environmental studies and sustainability major, first encountered surfing when he was down in Florida. Emelian saw a peer enjoying the “stoke,” surfing slang for fun, of surfing and...

SURFS UP ON LAKE SUPERIOR—Once the height of the waves increase, so will the popularity of surfing on Lake Superior. With fall arriving so fast, winter isn’t far behind. That’s when the surfing weather will be in its prime.

Lake Superior surfing season picks up

Travis Nelson September 8, 2020

As fall and winter draw closer, Lake Superior’s waves are higher and the splashes hit harder. When the waves are huge, expect a group of brave NMU students to be hitting the beach with surfboards in...

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