CHICAGO (CBS) — A winter storm churned up dangerous waves on Lake Michigan this weekend.
But on Sunday once the storm had moved out and the waves were tamer, some found fit to go surfing.READ MORE: Old Town Art Fair Joins Other Events Coming Back This Summer After Being Shuttered By The Pandemic
CBS 2 caught up with surfer Jun Yang on the lake in Evanston.READ MORE: CBS 2 Exclusive: Injured High School Basketball Star Recounts West Englewood Drive-By Shooting
“There’s really good waves right now, so usually right after the storm, there’s big waves, and then right now,” Yang said, “the wind is headed towards the beach, and that makes the waves a little cleaner, so it’s really good waves to ride.”MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Showers By Daybreak
Yang said he is a beginner surfer, so he only caught waves that were four to five feet high.