Noah Snyder

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Noah Snyder is widely recognized as the first professional surfer from the Mid-Atlantic states. His record includes winning more pro events than anyone from the region. Snyder began surfing as a youngster and almost immediately surf sponsors picked him up. By his 21st birthday, Snyder was competing professionally with Hurley International his primary sponsor.

As a long time ASP WQS pro, Snyder traveled and surfed all over the world.  He appeared in magazines and videos surfing many of the world’s most challenging waves, while earning appearances in numerous videos, including “Straight from Mars,” “Walking on Water,” “The Outsiders” and the “Surf NRG Series.”

Snyder’s many adventures led to the story of his life being featured in one of the most seen surf films of all time, “Noah’s Arc.” After 17 years working with Hurley, Snyder felt the calling to focus on building his business, Momentum Fitness, based on the Outer Banks in North Carolina. He has hosted surf camps for over 20 years and has been conducting boot camps since 2007 and is a certified Bootcamp and Group Fitness Instructor. Not one to rest on laurels, Snyder entered the surf art world.  As a third generation artist, his style and frame of reference is truly unique. His connection with the natural world via his international surfing experiences can be felt in each and every piece of his artwork. Snyder was inducted into the North Carolina Surfing Hall of Fame in 2022.

Photos by  Scott Aichner, Jon Carter, Tom Dugan, Matt Lusk, Dick “Mez” Meseroll, and Adillen Seger