Maneuver in which the surfer ricochets off the curl, just as it starts to break; a harder and more powerful version of the "roller coaster" and synonymous with "off the lip." While surfers began using the word "reentry" in the mid-1960s, it was and remains a misnomer, as rider and board stay in contact with the wave—aerials didn't come into play until the early '80s—and don't really "reenter" at a...

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