2012-09-14 / Community

Surfers Hit Beach 92 Street For Richie Allen Classic



On Sunday morning, more than 100 surfers of all ages and their families came together at Beach 92 Street for the annual surfing classic honoring fallen Firefighter Richie Allen, a Rockaway resident, lifeguard and surfer who died on September 11, 2001 in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Pictured, Allen’s mother, Gail, helps to keep the classic moving. On Sunday morning, more than 100 surfers of all ages and their families came together at Beach 92 Street for the annual surfing classic honoring fallen Firefighter Richie Allen, a Rockaway resident, lifeguard and surfer who died on September 11, 2001 in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Pictured, Allen’s mother, Gail, helps to keep the classic moving.

Parents of the young participants watch from the beach. Parents of the young participants watch from the beach.

This dad helps his son get ready to hang 10. This dad helps his son get ready to hang 10.

A young girl shows her surfing stuff. A young girl shows her surfing stuff.

After a winning ride, this boy wipes out. After a winning ride, this boy wipes out.

A young boy won some style points for this ride. A young boy won some style points for this ride.

Even the youngest surfers succeeded in getting a good ride. Even the youngest surfers succeeded in getting a good ride.

A mom helps her son get started in the raging surf, which was augmented by a storm off the coast. A mom helps her son get started in the raging surf, which was augmented by a storm off the coast.

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