Witness the public image metamorphosis of Mark Visser
The Quiksilver Pro New York is currently two days into its waiting period without a single wave being ridden. The organisers have called laydays knowing that Hurricane Katia, which is currently moving north-west between Bermuda and the Caribbean, will provide surf in the coming days.
First of all, Hurricane Irene tore up the US East Coast causing death and destruction all the way. Although it had been downgraded to a tropical storm as it passed NY the associated deluge swamped the contest site at Long Beach.