Weekend

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When reading the book Weekend by Christopher Pike, I thought to myself that it was very interesting and would make a great movie. The only problem was that some parts needed to be taken out for time purposes. There were some parts in the book that did not develop the story line or the characters. Th ... Continue Reading

Sterotyping Australia

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I am here today to talk to you about the real Australia, because I am concerned that many of you hold inaccurate or stereotypical views of Australia and Australians. For example, many of you may believe that we ride to school on Kangaroos, or that everyone lives in the outback. Those are some prett ... Continue Reading

Modern Technologies

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It is true that the modern technologies have produced more inconveniences than conveniences. Televisions, computers, video games, cars, and other modern technologies have provided us with more troubles, tensions, and inconveniences than relief. Cars and motorcycles besides givin ... Continue Reading

Employees Email

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Is it morally acceptable when an employer reads his or hers employees email? My belief is that if its my email, addressed to me and no one else, then I’m the only one should be reading my email. I feel that private emails should be just that, private, and not to be viewed by anyone but the ... Continue Reading

My Vacation

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One of the most unforgettable vacations, I have had, was going to Costa Rica, with my buddy’s, in the summer of 2000. It was an early morning when we left for Miami International Airport. We flew from there to San Jose, Costa Rica. When we arrived in Costa Rica, we got all of our bags and our S ... Continue Reading

What is Wakeboarding?

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What is wakeboarding? Wakeboarding is a mix between water-skiing, snowboarding, and surfing. It is like water-skiing because you are getting pulled behind a boat hanging on to a rope. It is like snowboarding because the tricks are similar and you are strapped to the board. ... Continue Reading

The Next Great Sitcom

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While surfing the infamous World Wide Web, I stumbled across an article titled “Finding the Next Great Sitcom.” It was published on May 5, 2003. It expressed the author’s opinion on television networks creating the next great sitcom. It talked about trying to find the next Seinfeld and Frie ... Continue Reading

Basquiat

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Jean-Michel Basquiat, a young graffiti artist in New York, was born in Brooklyn on December 22, 1960. Since childhood, he showed an interest in art which his mother encouraged. He grew up to be one of the most famous artists of our time, but also one of the most troubled. He die ... Continue Reading

The Origins of Surfing

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A surfer approaches the beach on a perfect morning. The orange sun is just rising over the horizon. The gentle breeze stirs around the scent of salt and the water looks like glass. The man goes into the ocean and maneuvers among the large waves successfully, skillfully cut ... Continue Reading

The Origins of Surfing

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A surfer approaches the beach on a perfect morning. The orange sun is just rising over the horizon. The gentle breeze stirs around the scent of salt and the water looks like glass. The man goes into the ocean and maneuvers among the large waves successfully, skillfully cut ... Continue Reading

Origins of Surfing

Word Count: 1121 Approx Pages: 4

A surfer approaches the beach on a perfect morning. The orange sun is just rising over the horizon. The gentle breeze stirs around the scent of salt and the water looks like glass. The man goes into the ocean and maneuvers among the large waves successfully, skillfully cut ... Continue Reading

How To Surf

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Surfing has been a sport enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. It originated in Polynesian culture as a religious ceremony mainly practiced by the royalty. Having been introduced from the Hawaiian Islands roughly 60 years ago, it has become a common practice in virtually e ... Continue Reading

Surfing, The Australian History Of

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“But a diversion the most common is upon the Water, where there is a very great Sea, and surf breaking on the Shore. The Men sometimes 20 or 30 go without the Swell of the Surf, & lay themselves flat upon an oval piece of plan about their Size and breadth, they keep their ... Continue Reading

My Life Changing Roll

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To some people bodyboarding is just something you do when you go down to the beach in summer, and to others it is just an extreme sport that is fun to watch on TV, but to me it is more than all of that, it is a lifestyle. When I was younger I would always go to the beach with ... Continue Reading

Surfing

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The ancient ocean loving pastime of he’enalu is the only Polinesian pastime to dig deep and flourish wherever it has been introduced. Today it is practiced on either coast of the United States, Australia, Brazil, France, Portugal, South Africa, Japan, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Hawaii and even in the ... Continue Reading

History Of Surfing

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The ancient Hawaiian’s left accurate evidence of their sport. Petroglyphs of surfers carved in to the lava-rock landscape, and chants that tell the stories of great surfing feats. Some of these chants date back as far as 1500 A.D. Surfing was a part of the Kapu system of laws, which held Hawaii ... Continue Reading

Surfing

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Just a couple of weeks ago hurricane Isabel skirted the shoreline of Florida by about three hundred miles. During the entire week, Isabel had been producing perfect six to ten foot swells up and down the coast, making surf conditions that seemed to be plucked directly out of a dream. During this w ... Continue Reading

cats pajamas

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This summer my family and I went to a small beach town in Florida, on the coast of the gulf. It was a fun trip and I did many things. While at the beach I learned to skim and sat through a hurricane. This is a trip I’ll remember for years. I enjoyed it for many reasons. ... Continue Reading

A day at the beach

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A Day At The Beach The day was warm and muggy; it was the perfect weather to go to the beach. The water was clear and a rich deep blue in colour. Not a patch of sea weed in sight. The fine white sand is burning you ... Continue Reading

The Self

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I always thought I would live at the beach when I was older. My entire childhood was spent there. I remember the first time when I realized I never want to leave this place. I was four years old and my dad was holding my hand leading me into the glossy blue water. I had been coming here to this pa ... Continue Reading

From Surf Racks To Riches

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“Shoots bro. “Blue Crush” the movie is Da Kine. Honeys in bikinis that surf pro-style, fer sure. Translated this means “What better subject for a movie than surfing chicks in bikinis”. Taking place in the surfing Mecca that is Hawaii, “Blue Crush” focu ... Continue Reading

To the Lake or the Pool? A comparison contrast essay

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It's a hot summer day, and you've spent the morning mowing the lawn. Needless to say, you're ready to cool off and eager for some fun. Nothing fills that order like a swim, but will you head for the neighborhood swimming pool or someplace in the great outdoors, such as a lake? These two settings dif ... Continue Reading

The Big Wave Surfing Phenomeno

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California Geography 145 Research Paper The Big Wave Surfing Phenomenon at Mavericks and the Legend of Surfing Culture When people stereotype surfers, one individual that comes to mind like sand on the beach is the high school stoner Jeff Spicoli (Played by ... Continue Reading

An Adventurous Day

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We could not wait any longer to jump straight in to the water and play in the waves. We had mountain climbed for eleven miles on an advanced trail that day and then drove 2 hours to the beach. The water looked so refreshing to our tired bodies. It was my first trip to North C ... Continue Reading

Achieving My Goals

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