Island surfers have been spoiled the last few weekends as decent-sized surf has been pulsing up and down Galveston beaches.

The waves have been so good, in fact, that the island has hosted two surfing competitions on consecutive weekends: the La Izquierda Surf & Music Festival on May 11 and the Texas Gulf Surfing Association’s oft-rescheduled Galveston Open competition last Saturday.

Stephen Hadley is a longtime surfer who lives and works in Galveston. If you have an idea for this column, email him at

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for Reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.