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Wave

A short-term movement that goes against the general trend. For example, if the DJIA rallies on a given trading day but overall is in the midst of a prolonged bear market, the rally is called a wave against the bearish tide.
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Chapter 2, " 'Surf Music' and the California Surfing Boom: New Surfing Gets a New Sound," focuses on the genre of surf music and its emergence during the 1960s.
I started Chica Surf Adventures because I wanted to share my love of the ocean and passion for surfing," explains Founder Amanda Schmitz.
com, features the ability for surf shops and shapers to have a listing and sell their custom shirts worldwide.
World Surfing Reserves works to designate and protect the most important and cherished surf areas around the world, in partnership with local surf communities.
Of the more than 1,500 surfers registered with Surf Dubai, there are over 200 Emiratis who have taken to the sport.
He makes surf boards for the ever-growing army of people taking up the sport and occasionally gives lessons.
In 2003, the ASP began using high-tech tools to forecast when and where the best surf would occur.
Each DVD comes with a free subscription to ``TransWorld Surf,'' to add to your training further.
From a purely cinematic perspective, some of the finest surf films are the relatively rare popularizing ones: The Endless Summer (1966), Five Summer Stories (1972), The Endless Summer II (1994) (a title whose laughable paradox speaks volumes about surfers' relation to language and utopia), and, most recently, Riding Giants, which premiered at Sundance in January and will arrive in theaters this July.
First place in the girls/women's division (which was open to all ages) of the Local Motion-Ezekiel Surf Into Summer contest at Ala Moana on Oahu, one of the state's largest and most prestigious competitions.
I competed a lot when I was younger, winning a few awards, and then became what we call a soul surfer--guys who surf just for the love of the sport.
This upgrade has also led to an increase in SURF's operating energy, so that it is now possible to maintain consistent operation at an electron beam energy of 380 MeV (as compared to the 284 MeV energy characteristic of the previous configuration, SURF II).