On Saturday, Oct. 20, everything came together in a way it never has before for what most are calling the best Clam Jam yet. With overhead barrels all day, offshore winds and perfect temps, there were kids, dogs, bikinis, and cold clams. It was a true high point for every generation of the LBI surfing community. Royce Weber and Randy Townsend, both of Surf City, are the new Clam Jam champs.
Jeremy DeFillipis, one of Jetty’s co-owners, handles the marketing end of the company, which includes most of the Clam Jam prep. In the end, he makes the final decision on what day the event will run. Every October he goes through the drama of pulling the proverbial trigger. This one will be hard to top.
Check the full coverage with photos by Jack Reynolds, Kyle Gronostajski, and Matt Higgins in the SandPaper.