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Ocean City, New Jersey (My9NJ) - If you think surfing is only for the summer time, think again. Brothers Rob and Chris Kelly are professional surfers who say that a storm is the best time to catch a wave in New Jersey and that’s exactly what they did in Ocean City, New Jersey yesterday.

"Pretty much, these are the days that we get waves. Bad weather, cold, wind, that’s what generates waves for us in Jersey, so we kind of need to come out when the weather is like this ‘cuz that’s when the waves are the best” Rob said.

These brothers have surfed in far more places than just New Jersey, including: Asia, Europe, Central and South America, and Hawaii. Unfortunately, it’s not always the safest conditions to get into the water, especially during a snow storm.

“You can get knocked out by your board and freeze to death within twenty-minutes,” Chris said.

In fact this is something that amateur surfers shouldn’t try, but the Kelly brothers have it covered. Rob is 24 years-old and a professional surfer for Billabong. Chris is 22 years-old and a professional surfer for Vizsla.


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