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verb[NO OBJECT]often as noun bodysurfing
Float on the crest of incoming waves without using a board.
- ‘The feeling is like when, in bodysurfing, you rise with a cresting wave and, loosed from gravity, flow forward, free.’
- ‘It was a summer of Hobie cats, surfing, bodysurfing, and my first bodyboard.’
- ‘They are sociable and playful, and like to chase, play follow-my-leader and bodysurf.’
- ‘Very few people in the United Kingdom bodysurf - even fewer use handboards.’
- ‘There isn't much written about bodysurfing by bodysurfers.’
- ‘When Shilling himself first arrived to partake in West Coast water sports, he bodysurfed naked.’
- ‘I would snicker inwardly when I told my friends that I would be holed up the entire weekend on Burnaby Mountain doing my thesis, when, in fact, I would use the time to go bodysurfing in Tofino.’
- ‘I've been standup surfing since early 1970, and bodysurfing and everything else for about ten years before that.’
- ‘The boys and I bodysurf and rent surfboards, plunging into happy white breakers.’
- ‘The beach is long and wide, the waves well-suited for bodysurfing around Scripps Pier.’
- ‘Sasha Pagella was bodysurfing off a Malaysian beach when the Boxing Day tsunami struck.’
- ‘I hitched up my shorts and struck out for shore, bodysurfing the mediocre waves.’
- ‘After a few minutes, he let go of all his inhibitions, playing like a child, throwing himself into oncoming waves and trying to bodysurf.’
- ‘West Cornwall-born Hannah, who works as a journalist at Radio Cornwall, grew up by the sea and learnt to swim in the ocean, spending much of her childhood at the beach bodysurfing.’
- ‘Use caution while bodysurfing, always extending a hand ahead of you.’
- ‘Having been through the rinse cycles a few times I can say I've taken great joy by returning to bodysurfing, bodyboarding when conditions called for it, and most recently riding a mat.’
- ‘Born and raised a point wave surfer, Zuma was always a place for bodysurfing for me.’
- ‘People swear they can get modern fullsuits which allow bodysurfing in 50 degree water without ever getting the inside of the suit wet.’
- ‘I'ts interesting that you define bodysurfing as a subcultural activity and not surfing as well.’
- ‘When you are warned that the waters of the ocean are dangerous, you don't tempt fate and go bodysurfing.’
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