I Am a Surfer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 141 People

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    I have been in the water for as long as I can remember and I remember my first surfing experience like it was yesterday. When I was younger I started surfing when I was 7 years old. I originally started off body boarding but I remember one day going to the beach and seeing the...
    rajiv123 rajiv123
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Mar 6, 2011

    A Long Time

    I've been surfing since I was 9 so it's been about 9 and a half years. There is nothing that I know that gives as great a rush as surfing through a storm. I've had my *** handed to me by undertoes, jellyfish, and even my own board but it's just an amazing feeling! I almost...
    HanaNoMizu HanaNoMizu
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 28, 2007
    kellyithink kellyithink
    18-21, F
    Jul 17, 2014


    Surfing,Love it,The waves,Ridin' 'em,All in the trill,Of a days surfing.
    startinover1 startinover1
    May 27, 2012

    Tubed On Dry Land!

     I grew up in Santa Monica. I started surfing when I was a little boy. I've surfed all over the world.... But this picture is of me in the parking lot at the Redondo Beach Break-wall!   I lived in Hermosa Beach for a few years, and I could see the Break-wall from my pad...
    akamrtrue akamrtrue
    41-45, M
    May 31, 2010


    I have been connected with the water since my earliest memory. My mum was lifeguarding and she taught me to go underwater (drown-proofing, they call it), when I was five months old. I swam and dove and then progressed to surfing, windsurfing, kayaking, etc. I have always lived on...
    SeaAngel SeaAngel
    46-50, F
    Aug 23, 2008
    mattygriff mattygriff
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 4, 2014
    Ihan14 Ihan14
    16-17, M
    Dec 29, 2015


    I've started surfing at least a few years ago and got my first board for my 10th birthday. It was a nice 6.8" NSP and I used it everyday for that summer. Then, my dad transferred me to his Cosmic Bull fish and it's like using a boogie board which was okay for me. Okay, so I'm...
    RHCPgirl RHCPgirl
    13-15, F
    Aug 22, 2012
    kellyithink kellyithink
    18-21, F
    Jul 17, 2014

    Alot to Learn

    Surfing since 7 years of age,now 16.Havent lived close enough to the water for enough of  a significant amount of time to become as good a surfer of people such as Coco Ho.Lived on the North Shore of Oahu in the town of Sunset Beach (Haleiwa) for a short amount of time(half...
    Kryptik Kryptik
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2009

    My Surf Trips

    I've has the good fortune of being able to surf up and the Eastern Coast of Aus. Which is great, but no matter what despite the fact that I now live and work in Sydney, i'm still a Novacastrian at heart and love to surf of Nobby's Beach at Newcatle, Australia.
    KurtAustin KurtAustin
    18-21, M
    May 2, 2010

    My Moment =]

    I've been surfing pretty much all my life, since I was born and raised on a small island. But, once, when I was in seventh grade, my cousins and I were out late and night on a private beach and the waves started coming in too fast. My cousins were closer to the shore so...
    fmylife123 fmylife123
    18-21, F
    Apr 4, 2009

    Dry-Hair Surfer

    This had to be one of my favorite dayz ever. The day I learn how to surf. Oh, gosh, of COURSE I was scared at first. I thought I would drown or injure myself or sumthin. But it was my first lesson. I tried not to let anything get to me. So first me and Mitch (my big bro) had to...
    iSweatChlorine iSweatChlorine
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jun 21, 2008

    The Drop

    has anyone ever been out in perfect ten foot stuff and made that drop down the face, i have.i have several time. and that feeling you get of just being alive is priceless.beats any drug ive ever taken, its golden to feel in the jaws of something so powerful and come out alive
    seano111 seano111
    13-15, M
    Nov 25, 2009
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