There’s a long and lively tradition of surfers mugging off concerned news reporters when a storm (swell) looms.
The most famous is, of course, the ‘so pitted’ viral surfer, who revealed 15 years after his interview that- as many suspected – the whole thing was a full send-up. Other highlights include this stranded joker and this one from skegness– which is our personal favourite- featuring a news anchor attempting to corner a surfer supposedly wanted by police.
Today sees a brand new addition, featuring a bemused reporter and a pair of lifeguards excited for some tube time once hurricane Dorian hits…
Cover photo: Greg Lovett/The Palm Beach Post