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    Hilbert Museum Analysis

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    Hilbert Museum Assignment 1. After exploring the exhibit on Severson and Griffin at the Chapman Hilbert Museum, this exhibit contributed to a deeper understanding of the surf culture. Severson and Griffin were two passionate artists who loved nothing more than waking up in the morning and riding the waves. These two young men founded what is now known as the Surf Art Culture across America. Rick Griffin began surfing when he was 14 years old and has enjoyed the beauty of it ever since similar to other professional surfers I have learned about in class. His art started when he was in high school which is when he used Mad Magazine to copy images and create surf doodles. Peers of Rick would pay him money to have his art on their t-shirts or…

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    Surfing What is the best way to have fun at the beach? It's to go surfing. This is a famous Polynesian sport that has gnarly terminology. They also have various ways to surf. You may think you know almost everything about surfing, but you're wrong. I'm here to show a whole way to rip the waves. As you may know, surfing is mostly done in Hawaii because it's part of the Polynesian culture, but instead of originating in Hawaii it was first observed in Europe by Samuel Wallis and his crew, the…

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    Surfing Research Paper

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    theme is exploring surfing culture. Within that theme, I will be exploring the behavior and social interaction in surfers. Likewise, I will be looking at what influences surfers have among the beach community. Lastly, I hope to investigate unspoken rules and etiquette among surfers. My field site will be in Huntington Beach Pier and Bolsa Chica State Beach. Both locations are in Huntington Beach, also known as Surf City. Huntington Beach Pier is home to the The U.S. Open of Surfing, the…

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    Surfboard Design History

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    surfing in ancient Hawaii. Surfing was a deeply spiritual affair, from the art of riding waves itself, to praying for good surf, to rituals surrounding building a surfboard. Surfing was not only a recreational activity, it was also a training exercise for Hawaiian chiefs and a means of conflict resolution.…

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    Fighting to Get Back on the Board by Bethany Hamilton, Rick Bundschuh, and Sheryl Berk proves that the quote is indeed correct. In the novel, Bethany endured a shark attack which would turn her life upside-down in a positive and negative way. For instance, she has lost one of her arms but has become a celebrity too. Either way, Bethany’s life has dramatically changed since the shark attack. One example that verifies the quote is the first time Bethany surfs after she has lost an arm from the…

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    She had a few influences and inspirations that stood out to help her. Her dad, Tom Hamilton, played a key role in helping Bethany overcome her condition. He never let her quit when she was unsure or disappointed in herself (“She’s an Inspiration”). Father Damien was her hero. He never let her get down or disappointed in herself. He helped her believe that God was with her and was going to get her through this rough patch of her life (Sandler 29). God was also a major person who helped her. She…

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    What would you do if you lost a limb? Would you dare to surf on the open ocean on the wild waves with the chance to lose your surfboard and be stranded all alone in the ocean without a limb? Bethany Hamilton had immense courage as a thirteen year old girl who lost her arm to a shark while surfing and not long after losing her arm heroically returned to surfing. Bethany Hamilton was born in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii on February 8, 1990. She is the daughter of Tom and Cheri Hamilton. She also…

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    Weeks after Bethany’s devastating attack, she began to realise the power and positive affect her story could be to others. Finally taking to more of an understanding for the meaning of God’s plan. Using her life experiences, Bethany was able to inspire many other people. This also was evident when she proved to the world that despite her loss, she learnt how to surf again and that anything was possible. Although Hannah’s story is very much so different, it is just as outstanding. Hannah was able…

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    trees-Hanalei ,Kauai ,Hawaii, Trussels -San Clementine, California, Bells Tourquay – Australia , Popoya, -Santana-Nicaragua and her most favorite place is Hanalei pier – in Kauai where she learned how to surf. All of these places are her favorites and she is telling us so we know how she learned and how she became a surfer and now that she’s growing she is getting better. Zinsser says” be yourself and your readers will follow you anywhere” paragraph 8. On page 47 where she talks about her…

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    The Paskowitz family is a family like no other consisting of Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz. Juliette Paskowitz, and their eight boys and one girl. They’re known as the first family of surfing because all they would do was surf all the time. Surfing was more than a hobby for this family it was a lifestyle. Most kids would go to school and their parents would go to work, but in the Paskowitz family the children didn’t go to school and their parents didn’t go to work. They also didn’t live in a…

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