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I Love to Surf

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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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    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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    I live in the ocean state

    and though its not the biggest place for surfing I love to surf! My worst fear is drowning and I think that's why the ocean is so appealing to me the sense of danger and mystery it holds are beyond compare.
    Lindsy18 Lindsy18 13-15, F Nov 3, 2014

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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 36-40, F 12 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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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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    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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    5 continents and numerous islands groups ,

    but alas now work and commitments come in the way of that travelling and cool lifestyle, sucks actually
    waxfoot1 waxfoot1 46-50, M Mar 15

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    Been surfing since birth haha ^.

    ^ not really but i cant remember a time that i didn't know how!!
    pixiepiink pixiepiink 16-17 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    I'm so excited to be going back to the beach on

    Friday I haven't surfed in for ever I can't wait to get out there and ride the waves again
    sancjo88 sancjo88 26-30, M Apr 8

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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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    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 2 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    Losinghopeforever Losinghopeforever 41-45, M May 5

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    The ocean stretching out to the horizon and the sound of the surf breaking along the shore. Seagulls squawking, the glistening sand, and overhead the sun blazing down. Diving into...
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    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I get home after a big day at work the kids are waiting with there swimmers on and surfboard ready to go , reluctantly I agree to take them then suddenly i just feel amazing once...
    oneeyedeel oneeyedeel 36-40, M 1 Response May 5

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    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M May 3

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    Okay, that may be the wrong term and way of putting it, and it is rather loose, what is that exactly?. However, I went into a surf shop today, which had both boards, etc but also...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M May 14

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    I've been with my boyfriend for two years. I fell in love with him for all the good reasons everyone else falls in love.. He was smart, funny, fun to be around, and we had common...
    SillySquirrel SillySquirrel 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 5 Responses May 15

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    When it is a rainy day here, I love to just admire what I have been blessed with. i walk out onto my porch out back and watch the rain dance on the ponds surface and smile when I...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M May 17

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    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 1 Response May 19

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    But sometimes we seem so incompatible that it scares me. I never imagined that this relationship would become so real. I didn't imagine that my love would run so deep that no...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response May 25

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    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 12 Responses May 5

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    This is to my love and my friend. I had deleted my account (seems like it takes days to actually do it), but now you have cut off all other channels of communication, so I will...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M 2 Responses May 22

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    Throw your arms around me and tell me you need me. KIss my hair and put your lips to my chest. Blanket me in your embrace. And maybe then, maybe you will get to love me. Or maybe...
    xKissAndTellx xKissAndTellx 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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    Loving my hot bath, fill with some shows gel, turn the jets on and create a large cloud like layer of bubbles on the waters surface. Love it, really hot water but nothing better...
    Traveller96 Traveller96 18-21, F 1 Response May 6

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    Top of a mountain ridge Surface stone and bog... Hard to cycle... Push and lift But it's lovely up here
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14

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    Pounding hearts. Unexplainable joy. Rearing jealousy. Fogging uncertainty. These are the feelings that portrayed my first love. My heart was like a little marshmallow, and you...
    Creampuffs Creampuffs 18-21 May 16

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    It started about three and a half weeks before Mayfest. Heartbreak. Yeah, I bugged out. I didn't feel like I could be in the same town with my girlfriend. She needed her space and...
    pcflvly pcflvly 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There was a beautiful photo gallery I saw in the news earlier this morning. I don't want to post the link because there were so many ads and I don't want anyone else to get...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F May 5

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    There was a beautiful photo gallery I saw in the news earlier this morning. I don't want to post the link because there were so many ads and I don't want anyone else to get...
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    Four Swans a-Surfing....In Australia...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M May 11

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    My last trip to the ocean was to Port Aransas, Texas, at the top of Padres Island. I went there for my birthday last December, with my big sis. The beach has always been my...
    photogirl777 photogirl777 66-70, F 19 Responses May 13

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    Today, I took my 10yo to the beach. We flew a kite, played in the surf, and ate fish 'n chips. It might have been the best day of my life. Nothing is more important to me than my...
    ThingThadThongs ThingThadThongs 36-40, M May 17

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    My eyes opened when my mind woke up and we began to assess the damage from too much wine with dinner. I start every day with a walk at 4:30 am and today would be no different...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 18

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