So I shoot out of work yesterday afternoon here in Central NJ and although the waves are barely a foot or two, I whip out the log... no the other log and head to the beach with my wife and brother. My brother and I are out in the water, enjoying the beautiful 85 degree weather (the main reason we went out) as its been pretty crummy weather here recently and we just wanted to go out, ride some small ones, clear our minds and have a nice little relaxing session... Then it all happened, I look up and I see two dolphins cruising from south to north about 50' away from us, as I have seen multiple times throughout my many of surf sessions. We got super excited as we always do when we see dolphins close by. Then all of a sudden we look south and there's a much larger pod (10 or so) of dolphins, but these guys were much closer to us and actually heading directly towards us on an angle. I say to my brother, "dude, they're coming right at us" and laugh as I get all excited to see them so close. As they begin to approach us one dolphin in particular seemed awfully curious as he came within 10' from me and just a couple of feet from my brother as he cruised on by (my brother legitimately could have reached out and touched him if he wanted to). At this point we are losing it, we were so ecstatic and amazed about how close he came to us. As he passed, we look up and three other dolphins are riding the surf just 10' from us. Another dolphin jumped out of the water (higher than normal)... You can just tell this pod of dolphins were curious of us, having a blast in the surf, being recreational, enjoying life.. just as we were... Such a super cool experience with mother nature that I will never forget, and for that reason it was definitely one of the best sessions I've had in my life. Anyone else have any cool stories they've experienced from surfing in dealing with mother nature?