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Riding so the heels, rear-end, and back are facing the wave. After standing, the surfer angles into either a backside or frontside ride; frontside means the face, chest, and toes are facing toward the wave. Regularfoot surfers (those using a left-foot-forward stance) ride backside when they angle to the left; goofyfooters (right foot forward) ride backside on right-breaking waves. Backside maneu...

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