Brett Barley says, "there's nothing I love more than surfing at home." And despite the amount of time he spends on the North Shore and other tropical locales every year, we're hardly surprised.
Sure, North Carolina's Outer Banks are beyond cold during winter, the water's dark and brown and picking your spot at the right time during a hurricane swell requires hard-earned skill. But everyone reserves a soft spot for home right? And when you can produce a crowd-free highlight reel brimming with barrels such as this, why would you want to be anywhere else?