A handful of pop-up tents, scattered beach chairs and a few dozen spectators were all that remained of last year’s East Coast Surfing Championships.
The scene took George Desgain back – 50 years back.
“That’s how it all started,” he said. “There wasn’t much to it. But it was such an incredible time.”
Last year’s event was supposed to be bigger than ever – a veritable city on the beach – with dozens of vendor tents, a three-story tower for judges, and sports action sprawling for blocks to the north of the Rudee Inlet jetties. ButÂ …Â More