Destination Iceland

Iceland

Iceland

Iceland

Iceland

On a recent trip to Sweden, I had a layover in Keflavík Airport in Iceland, which is close to – or basically in Reykjavik, an area that boasts some of the most beautiful and chilly pointbreaks in the world. I was unaware of the proximity to waves, but the flight in was breath-taking, landing on the edge of a massive ice glacier. Coinciding with my brief visit, Surfline has just posted this Tripwire story of one man’s surfing adventure in Iceland. Eoin McCarthy recounts his travels and gives us a stunning, wintery glimpse into surfing’s final frontier. Definitely looks like Iceland is worth more than a layover next time!

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Matt Titone

A goofy-footed graphic designer who hails from the first state, Delaware. After attending Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL then graduating from SCAD in Savannah, GA with a BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration, Matt moved to NYC and found work as a freelance designer and art director before moving west to Venice, CA in 2006 where he ended up co-founding ITAL/C Studio and tries very hard to avoid crowds & traffic. While not in the studio, he enjoys surfing as much as possible, snowboarding, paddle tennis, hiking, camping, and watching the Eagles play at Sports Harbor.

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