What is a claim in surfing?

What is the pocket in surfing?

Pocket: The section of the wall just ahead of the curl. This is usually the steepest part of the wave and the most desirable place to surf. If you can stay in or near the pocket, you can generate maximal speed and enjoy a longer ride.

What do surfers call each other?


A fellow surfer; friend; companion. If you’ve caught a wave with a board, standing, kneeling or body then you’re one.

What does it mean to catch a wave?

to seize an opportunity that is presented to you, especially an opportunity to do something new. With parliamentary elections still officially scheduled for October, politicians are hoping to catch the wave of rising discontent. Easy Learning Idioms Dictionary.

What to do if you get caught in a wave?

Turn your back to the wave (but look over your shoulder and keep an eye on it), hold the board with both hands on either side of the nose with your body closer to the whitewater and the board closer to the beach, and as the wave reaches you, allow yourself to sink below the water and pull down on the nose.

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