bottom turn

The fundamental surfing turn, performed along the wave's trough or "bottom"; a cornering maneuver thought of as both a discrete entity—particularly in bigger surf—as well as a preface to tuberiding or any of a variety of off-the-top maneuvers. "Without a good bottom turn," 2000 world champion Sunny Garcia said, "you have nothing." Bottom turning was invented in the mid-1940s, as direction-stabiliz...

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