This article originally appeared on Surfer.com and was republished with permission.
New York and New Jersey have a reputation.
Actually, we have a couple of reputations. And one of them is honesty.
Granted these are sweeping generalizations but that chill West Coast ever-positive demeanor doesn’t always jive with reality. Folks in New Jersey and New York tend to tell it like it is.
When the waves, the weather, the pizza or the Giants suck, we say they suck. (The rest of the country could take a lesson on mini-mall pizzerias.)
But when conditions do line up, we will be the first to wave our arms and claim epic.
After 15 years of hearing about an indoor wave pool, Skudin Surf at American Dream in East Rutherford, NJ, is open and the locals are calling it as it is.
“It’s not the biggest man-made wave. It’s not the longest….