New York is a busy town that rarely finds time to alert us for the liquid gems that break at some of its famed surf breaks.

But when fall falls over NY's souls, there's always something special and magic taking place in the ocean. The waves get brown, the lips get thick, and the sunsets reminds of how life is an illusion.

That's when the truly committed East Coast surfing community puts on their neoprene defenses and go chasing their dreams.

Thank you, Mother Nature, for making surfing an individual sport. Because it reveals us to ourselves whenever we feel grateful for the moments we live out-the-back.

Watch Alex Fawess, Hunter Rainis, Jeff Anthony, Leif Engstrom, TJ Gumiela, and Travis Beckman discover a few New York surfing treasures.

On January 17, 2018, Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau had a day he will remember for the rest of his life at Nazaré's Praia do Norte, in Portugal.

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Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

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