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    WHAT IS SURFING: Surfing is a water sport in which athletes ride breaking waves into shore on a piece of specialized equipment called a surfboard. The sport has spawned a number of offshoots‚ including wake boarding‚ skim boarding‚ skateboarding‚ and windsurfing[->0]‚ among others. In addition to being a dynamic sport which can be practiced by people at all levels of ability‚ surfing is also associated with a specific surfing subculture which some people aim to emulate. On the surface‚ surfing is no

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    waves. Although surfing has existed for centuries‚ it was not popular decades ago. As people reach physical satisfaction‚ they realize that they need to take a breath outside of office. Get closer to the nature and explore their spiritual satisfaction‚ surfing become prevailing than ever. However‚ some people learn surfing to show off that is definitely not what surfing can bring to you. Instead‚ they trap in a dangerous situation. Others learn surfing recklessly‚ such as surfing in the big wave

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    Surfing in a sport in which you aim to be carried to the shore by waves while standing up on a surfboard. However this is not an easy task for some‚ like myself‚ so I have been evaluating and studying the various biomechanical principles like balance and centre of gravity. I will relate these techniques to my surfing techniques in order to improve my surfing ability overall and my popup. “Balance is the most important thing to learn as a surfer” (Amezdroz et al. 2004). Balance is the even distribution

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    amateur and pro surfers has been steadily increasing through the last decade which is also fueling the guy and girl surfing class. Who owns the waters. Surfing has been and continues to be an increasingly huge part of the world of sports‚ for both men and women‚ it is also clear that this has primarily been a male dominated sport and culture throughout the very beginning of surfing. Of course a majority of the most famous surfers are male‚ but even at that‚ some of the best surfers in the world are

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    Where to Surf in New Jersey Surfing is a popular sport‚ in fact more like a culture‚ in New Jersey. Come summer‚ everybody‚ pro or a rookie‚ hits the waves. Surfing is serious business for them. So much so‚ that they have a certain set of unspoken rules when it comes to surfing. One of the most important ones is to never beak someone else’s surf. This is mainly due to two reasons. One‚ someone may get hurt in the process. And two‚ it just discredits you as an ethical surfer (trying to steal someone

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    practiced in many coastal locations around the tropics among Pacific Islanders. "He’e" means to go from a solid to a liquid and "nalu" means surfing motion of a wave. This stand-up pastime of surfing came to its climax in Hawaii not only because of its coast having warm water and constant waves but Hawaiians are innately ocean people. Traditionally surfing prowess gained you social rank and power politically in the village. Commoners could only raise their social standing by proving their skills

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    Surfing in Hawaii One of the most memorable moments in my life would be surfing on the beaches of O’ahu‚ which is a part of the Hawaiian Islands. It was the best experience of my seven day vacation to Hawaii‚ back in 2008. Luckily‚ I was able to go surfing three out of the seven days my family spent in Hawaii. The whole idea was my dad’s. He was the one that wanted to go surfing‚ but for only one day. Thi0s idea did not last‚ after the first day of excitement; my family agreed that we had to do

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    to 27 million surfer’s world wide‚ and about 10 to 15 million skimboarders. Surfing is the term used for a surface water sport in which the person surfing moves along the face of a breaking ocean wave. Skimboarding is a board sport in which a skim board (a smaller‚ sleeker version of a surfboard) is used to ride on an incoming wave. Clearly people choose more to surf than to skim. I want to know why more people are surfing than skimming for such a large margin. Perhaps the answer is in danger of them

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    Paddleboard surfing is easy! You will find that the community of "SUPers" is the friendliest‚ most enthusiastic‚ and supportive community you can ever come across. From one stand up paddler to another that have never met‚ there is an instant connection. No rivalry or exclusiveness like among surfers for the best secret spot‚ stand up paddle is for everyone and has no limits that traditional surfing has. I would even go as far to say that SUP is more traditional due to its history. Yes‚ stand up

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    Since I live in Hawaii I am very aware of the popular ‘surfing’ culture prevalent here and in warm coastal areas of the U.S.‚ Australia and many other countries. The sport may have been brought to Hawaii by the first Polynesian settlers. It was popularized and associated with Hawaii by Duke Kahanamoku‚ an Olympic athlete and champion surfer (Bourne‚ 2013). The media spread and popularized the surfing culture to southern California and Australia through Hollywood films e.g. Gidget [1959] and The Endless

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