Surfing the Lofoten Islands in Norway: a freezing J-Bay or an overexposed novelty?
“We stopped in the middle of a snowstorm and the left was barreling right towards the point,” Sage Erickson told me. “It was far from the wave of novelty that I thought.”
Erickson had traveled to Unstad in the Lofoten Islands in Norway. And she was not alone. In fact, for a very short period in early April, the west-facing crescent-shaped bay in the Norwegian Sea was the center of the surfing world. Erickson had befriended Craig Anderson while filming for Norwegian luggage brand Db.