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    Surfing Surfing History

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    So you wanted to unwind the wave to the beginning of surfing. Surfing has a long history in every culture that has been by an ocean. It has shaped the government's of ancient Hawaiians. It has now formed into a multi billion dollar industry that dominates the gear needed to surf along with the competitions. It has become a family pastime that started in the fifties and that is still thriving still today. Surfing came to be when polynesian explorers 4000 years ago found Hawaii and settled it. The

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    Surfing

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    Surfing has been a past time for many people on coasts, such as in California, Hawaii, and especially islanders—such as Samoan and Polynesian islands. When surfing was introduced to the Hawaiian, Samoan, and Polynesian islands it became an integrated part of their culture and lives. Surfing is now a hearty past time for many islanders and it’s become a very popular spot in island areas and the coasts. The reason I chose surfing to research is because surfing is probably one of the most fun—at least

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    Surfing

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    Surfing Surfing has been a sport enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. It originated in Polynesian culture as a religious ceremony mainly practiced by the royalty. Having been introduced from the Hawaiian Islands roughly 60 years ago, it has become a common practice in virtually every coastal beach break throughout the USA and numerous places around the globe. When one goes surfing there are three basic stages that are repeated in a surf session: getting out to the

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    Surfing

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    When you think of surfing what comes to mind? Is it “yo dude,'; or the beauty of a majestic wave breaking on the shore with the sun setting on the horizon? Surfers today receive very little respect for the sport, sometimes referred to as an art, that they participate in. Despite what most people think, the surfers are a rare breed let alone the soul surfer. However if you believe that surfers are just a bunch of beer drinking, marijuana smoking, partygoers then you have something coming your

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    surfing

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    Surfing is the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave. It is an amazing sport to learn and it gives the rider a hell of an adrenaline rush!! There are three major phases of surfing – paddling, push up and the standing position. This report will give you a full understanding of the correct techniques to use while surfing and it also describes the basic structure and function of the muscular-skeletal and cardio-respiratory systems of the human body. It will also describe

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    Importance Of Surfing

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    Surfing is considered as one of the most popular sport in the world nowadays, as it appears to me as a better alternative sport in addition to football and basketball. When I was eleven years old, the first thing I used to see when walking my dog next to the beach every morning is a man wearing a black suit lying on a white board who was hardly trying to catch a wave. One day after finishing my school I went to the beach, then I saw the black suited man struggling with a wave, I was impressed but

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    Ins And Outs Of Surfing

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    Surfing has been around for many years, in fact since 400 A.D and people are still going hard at it today and will for many more years to come. The very first surfers were the Island folk who would use the waves to get over the coral reefs and back to shore after their hard days of fishing. They found that this was the easiest and quickest way of transport over the reefs so they continued to do it for many years. As time went on the art of riding waves then developed into more of a “leisure

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    history of surfing

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    into the liquid dreams that we surfers ride (Kampton 4). Surfing is not a sport, and no true surfer would ever claim otherwise. Yes, it requires all the essential elements of a sport; strength, discipline, balance and most of all practice but unlike a sport, surfing isn’t a competition. True, even most surfers refer to it as an “extreme sport”, but the truth is, we do so because it’s impossible to create a word that completely describes surfing. It is an experience in its own class, a spiritual conquest

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    History of Surfing

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    History of Surfing Surfing, act of riding on waves as they break over a shallow shoreline surface, such as a reef, sand bar, or some other submerged surface. People can surf with just their body, this is called body surfing, or by lying, kneeling, or standing on a surfboard. Equipment Used - The Surfboard Modern surfboards are constructed of a plastic foam core that can be shaped by hand or machine, then covered with a shell of fiberglass and resin. Personal boards can vary in dimensions.

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    Wetsuits and Surfing

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    The sport of surfing has had to face the cold waters of places below the equator, as well as places in the northern hemisphere. This caused people to start to experiment with the idea of a wetsuit. When the wetsuit was first invented it allowed people to surf in places and at times that nobody thought possible, for as long as they wished. Once the wetsuit had become part of popular culture it was then in a position to be improved upon. Throughout time wet suits have been sealed and improved in many

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