Beginner Bodyboarding Tips, Tricks, and Links
Parts of a Bodyboard
Bodyboards are built to certain specifications. Each change in shape or construction nuance can affect the speed and control of the board or tailor its ride for specific riders and waves. Learn how each part of a bodyboard is important to the overall ride.
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How to Catch a Wave on a Bodyboard
The key to catching your first wave is to pick the right type of wave. When you first paddle out, you can simply turn around and let whitewater hit you from behind and ride to shore, but that excitement won't last you very long.
How to Duckdive a Bodyboard
Learn how to properly duckdive your bodyboard. It's a helpful way to get you under breaking waves and out to the lineup more quickly.
How to Paddle a Bodyboard
Learn how to paddle out to the lineup on a bodyboard.
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How to Catch a Wave
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How to Complete a 360
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How to Ride Dropknee
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What is Bodyboarding?
Tom Morey invented the "Boogie Board." But call it that today and prepare for major vibes from the body board community. How did this soft little board for kids turn into a magic carpet that threads through giant barrels at Pipeline? Read on...
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Definition and History of Bodyboarding
After the first-paragraph stand up surfer attitude, this article from Surfline really sums up the basics for a beginner.