What does Kook mean in surfing?
Kook, noun. Pronunciation: kük : An individual with no understanding of the social and sartorial norms of surfing. In the water, a kook’s cluelessness can aggravate or endanger other surfers; on occasion, kooks can even be recognized solely by the faux pas they commit out of the ocean.
What is close out surfing?
When a wave closes out, a surfer may drop-in from the wave crest and have nowhere ridable to go without encountering or running into wave action falls blocking his or her forward momentum or pathway. Normally, the term closing out refers to when the wave sets crest and fall parallel to the shore line.
Where should you position yourself on a surfboard?
✓ The optimal vertical position on your surfboard is placing your body high enough so the nose is only 1 or 2 inches out of the water, but not too high, so you prevent the nose from diving in the water. ✓ Make sure your nose is 1 – 2 inches out of the water when your back is arched.