Video: Guy Goes Surfing On The Streets Of Long Beach Amid Heavy Rain
It's been raining. A Lot. More than a lot, actually. As reported by ABC 7, the deluge was enough to flood both lanes of sections of the 710 freeway in Long Beach. Cars were spotted idling on the freeway, the tires half-submerged in murky water.
It's a big headache. But at least one guy found a way to make the most of it. We introduce to you Kyle Farmer, who tweeted on Sunday this video (above) of him riding the big waves of Long Beach's residential streets.
We should point out that, strictly speaking, it's not surfing. It's more akin to "skurfing" or wakeboarding, in which the individual is towed along by a motorboat. Though, in this case, the motorboat is possibly a Chevy Silverado that gets an EPA-estimated 24 miles per gallon. Hang ten!
On a more serious note, the Long Beach Fire Department said that the city was treated to its heaviest downpour ever: