- Dec 04, 2018 -
A nor'easter swung by just in time for the 12th Annual Jetty Clam Jam!
The 12th Annual Jetty Clam Jam had been postponed four times since the window opened in late September. A big part of any surf contest is the waiting period as better conditions produce better surfing and overall excitement. The Jetty crew finally made the call on Friday, October 26th, prompting the event to be organized for Sunday, October 28th, just a day after a fairly severe Nor’easter was scheduled to blow through Jersey’s coastline. And that it did...the heavy winds and flooding precluded Jetty and Long Beach Township from doing any prep work on Saturday. Perennial sponsor and Jetty retailer Farias Surf & Sport sustained some of the worst floodingthat they have seen Before the sun rose on Sunday morning, mounds of sand were moved from beach entrances, the judge’s scaffold was erected, sponsor tents populated the beach and nearly 100 surfers showed up with hopes of getting their name on the coveted Clam Jam trophy.