Meet Greg Geiselman, 2011 NSB Backwater champ & surfboard builder



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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Meet Greg Greg Geiselman, a local avid surfer and surfboard builder. We caught up with him in 2011, when he claimed his trophy as the "overall chsmpion" of the NSB Backwater Tournament, part of the New Smyrna Beach Billfish Invitational.

The 2013 Billfish Invitational, the premiere Fall tourism fishing tournament for anglers near and far, is Oct. 10-13, from the Brannon Center along Riverside Drive and the Intracoastal Waterway, sandwiched between the North and South Causeway bridges here in New Smyrna Beach.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.