SATURDAY, 5:00 pm: LI Surfers Draw the Cameras

Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 07:08 PM

In any severe weather coverage, there's the requisite shots of weather-be-damned outdoors enthusiasts. Despite being in the direct path of the hurricane, surfers on Long Island's Long Beach draw the attention of the media.


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Brendon from Upper West Side, Manhattan

Some media outlets have been reporting that some of the surfers are pros in town for next week's $1mil surf contest, getting in practice. I'm not sure that being a pro surfer makes you that much more capable of battling storm surge or rip tide, but it does make for better b-reel for the news stations.

Aug. 27 2011 07:30 PM

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