Rockaway: Surfing in New York

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18 September 2017—

“Tomorrow, Monday will be good, but Tuesday will be the biggest day, because of Hurricane Maria, the waves will be big enough for surfing,” said a photographer to another.

“Surfing? In New York? Where?” I asked.

“Rockaway!” they said.

So, next day I went to Rockaway. It was rather a gray day, not so cold, not so hot, not so sunny, and not so windy. It was a pleasant day!

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Some surfers were trying hard to be able to stand on the board.

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And some, stay on the board.

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There weren’t any swimmers in the water, just surfers. But there were some spectators, enjoying the day.

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3 surfers, I followed, gave me a warm smile when they left.

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I noticed a surfer was getting ready to surf,

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He passed the “Keep Jetty Diving” sign, and jump into the ocean.

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Shall we call this wave a tube? Not big, not deep but looks like a tube.

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Some surfers were in control, more experienced and better than some.

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I had a great time, I say enjoyed my day as much as surfers did, but in a different way.

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