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  • Two Year Old Swimming with Floaties

    Two Year Old Swimming with Floaties

    At the end, when I say she's two years old, she corrects me. "I'm two and five months!" She loves…

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  • Surfing is Thrilling and Difficult

    Surfing is Thrilling and Difficult

    Surfing is the most primal and elemental of all water sports. It is among the most thrilling, most difficult, and,…

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  • The History of Surfing

    The History of Surfing

    Though there is some debate, the first surfers were probably residents of modern-day Peru who lived around 2000 years ago.…

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  • Ancient Polynesians and Surfing

    Ancient Polynesians and Surfing

    Surfing was also developed by the ancient Polynesians. This early form of surfing seems to have had more in common…

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  • Ancient Hawaiians and Surfing

    Ancient Hawaiians and Surfing

    Ancient Hawaiians called their form of surfing "wave sliding," and everything from the selection of the tree from which the…

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  • Modern Surfing

    Modern Surfing

    Surfing remained popular in Hawaii over the centuries, but never caught on in the United States until the early 20th…

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  • Surfing and Popular Culture

    Surfing and Popular Culture

    Several years after Freeth brought surfing to the U.S., Hawaiian swimmer Duke Kahanamoku' demonstrated surfing in Sydney, Australia. As a…

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  • The Art and Sport of Surfing

    The Art and Sport of Surfing

    Surfing has evolved over the centuries into a sport with as many specific terms and techniques as any other sport.…

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  • Maneuvers and Terms

    Maneuvers and Terms

    Many common surfing maneuvers and parts of surfer terminology have become well known, if not well understood, in popular culture.…

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