Surf's way up

By Kevin Berger
December 31, 2004 8:09AM (UTC)
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And on a lighter notesurfer Gary Wolf told Israeli publication Haaretz that he rode the tsunami in Sri Lanka. "Suddenly I saw that the rocks near the shore had simply disappeared," he recounted. "At first, I didn't understand what was happening and I concentrated on surfing. When I finished surfing, I discovered that I was on the highway, about half a mile from the beach where my room was. Fortunately, the waves pulled me and my surfboard into shore instead of out into the ocean."

Kevin Berger

Kevin Berger is the former features editor at Salon.

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