Emerald Gold

Damien Hobgood, Ricky Whitlock, Timmy Reyes and more strike the Pacific Northwest.

Jeremy Rasmussen.
Damien Hobgood.

It’s cold, the sky is grey, and your wetsuit is slightly damp because everything is just wet up here. The coast stares back at you, jagged and mean, while waves lurch out of water deeper than any diver would know what to do with. The Pacific Northwest definitely isn’t for the frail. Over this past week of weather on the West Coast, Damien Hobgood, Ricky Whitlock, Timmy Reyes and a handful of other adventure seekers showed that with enough grit you can get around the territory’s imperfections. These twenty one photos are a testament to what’s on the other side.¬†

All photos by Scotty Hammonds

Damien Hobgood.
Jeremy Rasmussen.
Ricky Whitlock and Damien Hobgood.
Jeremy Rasmussen.
Kurt Rist.
Damien Hobgood.
Damien Hobgood.
Timmy Reyes.
Ricky Whitlock.
Damien Hobgood.
Damien Hobgood.
Jeremy Rasmussen,
Kurt Rist.

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