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    toward the shore standing or lying on a surfboard. Surfing is one of the oldest sports on the planet. It is known that during the 15th century, kings, queens and people of the Hawaiian islands were big into the sport of wave-sliding. The first surfers were fishermen who discovered riding waves as an efficient method of getting to shore with their catch. Surfing is also one of the few sports that has its own culture and lifestyle. That's what makes it so special! Surfing is difficult because when a big wave is coming and you are not ready it can be terrifying, falling off of your board is frustrating, and never give up makes surfing seem almost impossible. It’s so terrifying when a big wave is coming for you and your like “WHAT” where did that one come from! That's how I feel on my first day in surf camp. There are a lot of people surfing with you so when a big wave comes a big wave of people is coming for you too. AAAAHHHHHHH! And you definitely don’t want to get trampled by a surfboard or a wave. Once a surfboard went over me and I was stuck under water, It was not fun! Sometimes you don’t even notice it because eyes are covered…

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    To get the most out of surfing for the first time, the beginner would need to take some time to prepare and find out the expectations involving surfing. There are many preparation lists out there for a beginner before he or she should get their feet wet. First, when preparing to take the first plunge into the surf, having a basic fitness will help maximize the enjoyment experience and escalate the time spending surfing the waves. The four conditioning exercises a beginner should develop are;…

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    I. Theme I will be observing the people surrounding the sport of surfing in Huntington Beach, CA. Surfing, as defined by Oxford English Dictionary, “is to stand or lie on a surfboard and ride on a wave toward the shore”. My general 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…

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    Surfing and Bodyboarding are both watersports that millions of people participate in (3). Surfers and body boarders can be found all around the world at beaches and reefs. Both these sports are very popular. Both offer different sets of manoeuvres that are commonly seen and used within the sport. Surfers and bodyboarders have often fought over the superiority of the respective sports, however the reasoning behind this is often vague at best (4). Bodyboarding is a water sport in which the rider…

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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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    It is the surfing championships! Five friends are competing for the same title.It is all their dreams to win this title. But who will come out on top? Tom was always the best surfer of the group. He could always seem to pull pull of a crazy trick or escape the mouth of a giant wave while making it look easy. The rest of the group thought that if any of them would have a shot at being a surfing champion it was Tom. Although later on that week they all would get that chance and nobody was…

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    "Surfs up," shouted my swim instructor, Koda. My dad always said "Hawaii is the best place to learn how to surf." I wanted to try to learn how to surf but I had a fear of swimming in the great big blue ocean. A little guy like me could drown I thought, but I might as well try it. The weather was warm, but the water was warmer. "It is a great day to go surfing" said Koda. I could feel the soft squishy sand as I got down on my stomach and rolled onto my board. The water picked my board up and I…

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    Firstly, the World Wide Web is not the Internet. The web is a feature of the internet, which is a network of computer networks whereas the World Wide Web is a series of interlinked HTML webpages connected by Hyperlinks. Therefore, “surfing” the Web and “surfing” the internet are two different things. Although the task of retrieving a webpage can be completed in a matter of seconds, it is actually a complex process. Firstly, your device sends a request to the Domain Name System through a router…

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    choices when it comes to surfing spots. The city’s beautiful coves and beaches are accompanied by excellent surfing sites. Here is a list of top areas that offer challenging and enjoying San Diego surfing experience. Oceanside: Those looking for a quaint and laidback setting should check out the surfing spots in Oceanside. The area has miles of excellent harbor side with surfing spots. Because the steepest southern parts of the coast have good waves, many excellent and advanced surfers often…

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    Soul surfer Bethany Hamilton Soul Surfer takes place in Kauai, Hawaii. The main character Bethany Hamilton is an extremely devoted, passionate and talented surfer. Her whole family has surfing in their blood, and her whole life revolves around it. Until one day she is involved in a shark attack while surfing and her arm had to be amputated. She now has to live with one arm, as well as keeping up with the pressure of becoming a ‘celebrity’. The main ideas in the text are A character in this…

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