A riding stance where the toes, kneecaps, chest, and face—the surfer's front side—are facing the wave. After standing, the surfer will either angle into a frontside or backside ride; backside means the heels, butt, and back are facing the wave. Surfers are generally more comfortable riding frontside, just as tennis players are more comfortable hitting forehand. "Forehand" is also a surf world syno...

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