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Watch This Surfer Ride ABOVE The Wave, Not On It

By Carla Herreria

Surfers — as cool and chill as they seem — are actually a lot nerdier than you think. And it’s their mild obsession with physics, which comes in handy when trying to catch a wave, that has hooked at least some surfing devotees to this spaceship-like board capable of gliding above the surface of the water.

The hydrofoil surfboard, as surfing legend Laird Hamilton claims, “uses the energy under the water” and touches a “deeper source of the wave” to push the surfboard up and above the water. Using a combination of fluid dynamics, a pair …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green