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I Love to Surf

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    The Best Wave I Have Ridden So Far

    2 years ago I went to Puerto Rico to Rincon.  Up until then, all of my surfing had taken place on the east coast of Florida around the Daytona Beach/Flagler area, which isn't known for its huge waves so I was excited to go to a world class surf spot. We went surfing off of...
    giventofly giventofly 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    Unsupportive

    i just started surfing and i LOVE IT. i first got into it when i was in my school library and i saw a surfer mag. i fell in love with it, even though ive never tried it.i couldnt stop staring at the pictures. it was winter so i had to wait to try it. everyday from the winter to...
    rochellecabrera rochellecabrera 13-15 1 Response Jul 24, 2009

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    I was raised and still live in Sunny Southern

    California at the Beach where Hot Surfer Guys and Girls.....play in the sun....and surf waves all day.....I grew up with the now famous *Venice Dog~Town *Z~Boys* who tore up Venice Beach, California learning how to skate and surf everyday! They became so good at it they changed...
    Andielee Andielee 31-35, F 12 Responses Jun 14

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    Tamarindo

    We took a family vacation to Costa Rica in Aug of 2011. The country there is very nice with all the rainforests and where we stayed was right on the Pacific coast. We styled t a resort and looked at some surfing brochures and decided to go to Tamirindo. My wife and two kids...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 12, 2013

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    The sound and feel of the water brushing

    and spraying, the thrill of the waves xo
    Sevii Sevii 18-21, M Apr 30

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    Surfing Is Life

    Is there anything better than heading to Sunset Cliffs and surfing for a few hours after work or returning from a business trip? Even better when you just sit on the board and watch the sun sink into the Pacific, or when the dolphins decide to come and surf with you. Follow...
    spooky8 spooky8 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    This Morning At Ob

    Had a great sesh with only a few other guys on the peak. Strong northerly current. small waist high peelers rolling onto the beach. warm air, sun out, offshore breeze. nothing to complain about.
    pacificCatch pacificCatch 26-30, M Nov 15, 2012

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    Surf On Small Waves.

    I remember during my first visit to Bali, my mum persuaded me to surf, because she would think it's ''cool''. We stayed for 3 weeks there, my mothers friend provided the accommodation at her friends place giving me the opportunity to learn how to surf - of course i surfed at the...
    regieJR regieJR 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2012

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    Everyone Should Try It

    I grew up in Trinidad and I started surfing when I was about 8 or 9 years old. My dad saw me stand up on my body board trying to copy the surfers and realized that I was onto something, surfing and body boarding then became and every weekend thing and a family outing. As I grew...
    rajiv123 rajiv123 22-25, M Dec 15, 2010

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    South Winds Are Back

    Darnit! November is supposed to be a time of wonderful offshore winds. It been sloppy short period swell with evil south wind. boooo!
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    Love It

    It's awesome. I love it. Surfing is a great sport.
    StephanieManoso StephanieManoso 31-35, F Jan 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Im a newbie to surfing and id like tips on how to get better... For starters i had my first day surfing this week and it was so much fun! But super exhausting. Ive read online...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I've been surfing since I was eight, I'm sixteen now. And it's really given me a sense of emotional and physical well-being. It's whipped my body into shape and also my mind. Being...
    matt904 matt904 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I went surfing today and it was amazing !! The waves were great and I was teaching my friend to surf also (: it felt great to be in the water , even though I got a concussion from...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Leaving at 4 am for a week long surfing trip tomorrow, so excited, I haven't been for ages
    Trupp Trupp 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Ever since I was 10 I have loved the waves and the thrill.
    kellyithink kellyithink 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    Had the best session today with my brother and my dad. Reminded me of when we were kids. Just a really good day :)
    kauaiboy76 kauaiboy76 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    After a busy day at work and when my kids are still at school, i would like to just lay around relaxing and reading the news or just surfing the net.. While enjoying my cup of...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 4 hrs ago

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    i had a long time wish to learn surfing.....can anybody guide me which all places in Asia are nice to surf and how much time it takes to learn basics of surfing
    somphenomenon somphenomenon 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I've never surfed before, but I guess if I'm going to I'll do it naked. I'm a nudist anyway and I get a kick out of being naked, so why not surf naked?
    Sanvis Sanvis 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Hi! I'm new to surfing....more like I've never been surfing but I want to try it! Any tips on how to get started? Like how to stand up on it or what kinda board I should use to...
    16annabanana16 16annabanana16 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Final Fantasy: Crisis Core LOVELESS When the war of the beasts brings about the world’s end The goddess descends from the sky Wings of light and dark spread afar She guides us...
    SocialRomance SocialRomance 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Is it their bronzed skin, athletic builds without pumping iron in the gym or their lack of fear when they're facing monstrous waves that can actually kill them? I do appreciate the...
    jasminebear jasminebear 36-40, F Jul 10

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    July 18. Time to Get Angry. It's about time you got angry - yes, that angry. Anger can be such a potent, frightening emotion. It can also be a feeling that guides us to important...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 18

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    I want to get away from Colorado and live by the ocean. I want to have a son named Kai and he'll be a champ at surfing.
    TravTru TravTru 18-21, M 11 hrs ago

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    July 17. Love, in Words and Actions. Many of us have confused notions about what it means to be loved and cared about. Many of us were loved and cared for by people who had...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I love muddy socks!! It started accidently, when I was about 11 yo. We spent our summers at our lake cottage in Wisconsin. At the east end of the lake there was a small pond whose...
    WSMGCO WSMGCO 26-30 1 Response Jul 8

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    I realize that writing letters to you no longer has the same appeal as it did when we first fell in love, but it could be therapy for me nonetheless, so here it goes. It is...
    angiede angiede 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I love writing poetry. I find it soothing and therapeutic. This poem is for anyone who has lost someone they love and now a piece of their heart is in heaven. To My Heart In...
    ceckybonkle ceckybonkle 26-30, F Jul 18

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    I just love blonde guys with blue eyes :D Damn they're so cute! They're my weakness!! I love the beach guy/surfer look <3 Gosh I guess I watch a lot of movies and read a lot of...
    Ranessa Ranessa 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    Total ants on my pants syndrome. In the past 30 days I have visited CT, NYC, Charleston, SC and Surf city, NC. I absolutely LOVE to travel.
    NCGamerChick NCGamerChick 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Photography is such a huge passion of mine. I want to do a project consisting entirely of people's hands. There's a story hidden in each person's hands and I want to find that...
    cricket2121 cricket2121 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    Darkness surrounds the earth's surface, flowing with such grace, With such silence, that most souls never knew he was there. Though he was; stealing the young before their time...
    Bluetoxicity Bluetoxicity 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I remember seeing you walking pass me right across the chapel. That back pack hanging in your shoulders and the wearisome look etched on your face. I love those metals on your...
    fosselfuel fosselfuel 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Growing up in the Midwest and coming from very humble beginnings, I was 35 before I was able to see an ocean for the first time. I ran in the water, stuck my finger in and tasted...
    luv2fish luv2fish 56-60, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    9 Facts About Lake Superior: 1. Lake Superior is actually not a lake at all, but an inland sea. 2. All of the four other Great Lakes, plus three more the size of Lake Erie, would...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    7 Facts About Lake Erie: 1. Lake Erie is the fourth-largest Great Lake in surface area, and the smallest in depth. It’s the 11th largest lake on the planet. 2. There is alleged...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M Jul 3

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    5 Facts About Lake Ontario: 1. Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes in surface area, and second smallest in depth. It’s the 14th largest lake on the planet. 2. The...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    There is a deep connection between loving and fighting. I will describe something, then ask you to name it: Two people come together on a large, flat, pale surface. There is a...
    BoxBoyRP BoxBoyRP 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Part One of "Beach Bum" the story of Katy & AlexIt was that time again, the beginning of the summer, and time to begin packing for the beach house. Katy was more than eager to...
    Seekinghappiness777 Seekinghappiness777 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 7

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    July 8. Going with the Flow. Go with the flow. Let go of fear and your need to control. Relinquish anxiety. Let it slip away, as you dive into the river of the present moment...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Jul 8

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    STRANDED GUY A guy is stranded on a desert island all alone for ten years. One day he sees a speck on the horizon. He thinks to himself, “It’s not a ship.” The speck gets a...
    illusionlife illusionlife 36-40, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    Numb-Linkin Park 🔥 I'm tired of being what you want me to be. Feeling so faithless, lost under the surface. Don't know what you're expecting of me. Put under the pressure of...
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I dreamed I was missing You were so scared But no one would listen 'Cause no one else cared After my dreaming I woke with this fear What am I leaving When I'm done here? So if...
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F Jul 13

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    No place i'd rather be. Best thing i ever did was move back home and start surfing again.
    kauaiboy76 kauaiboy76 36-40, M Jul 14

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    I'm tired of being what you want me to be Feeling so faithless, lost under the surface Don't know what you're expecting of me Put under the pressure of walking in your shoes...
    shameful10 shameful10 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    The ocean was as blue as any other day. It sparkled like the night sky. The pedals of the cherry blossom slowly fell. Everything is circulating, the seasons are changing. Blossoms...
    DiegoKishimoto DiegoKishimoto 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    What was your first dive like?? My boyfriend is a certified instructor and I really want to go with him. But I am so scared. I have a fear of not being able to breathe, and it...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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