Essays Tagged: "Surf"

Violence in television

viewing pleasure. He lives to watch TV.Just as the Addict emerged with the invention of the TV, the Surfer arose with the invention of the remote control. When a Surfer sits down to watch television, ... . He is constantly changing the channels and will pause on a particular show only for a moment. The Surfer is a person who likes to be in control, and the ability to change the channel at any instant ...

(5 pages) 101 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

A Salty High: A descriptive essay about the stoke that surfboarding brings to an individual.

with the rising sun; waiting for the most unique peeler to form my way. Sitting on my 6'2fiberglass surfboard, i was in awe at the beautiful lively nature that surrounded me. The ocean breeze sprayed ... ar. The tide wasdemanding and it pulled me along south as I watched my towel on the beach, diminish.Surfing- it's more than a weekend activity with the kids, or a successful football game; it's a way ...

(1 pages) 51 1 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Beyond The Surf

Zane came in from the surf puffing rapidly. He took his board up and put more wax on it then went down for another wave. H ... while. He was thinking of his mate Jay. Jay is a little eight-year-old who has cancer and Zane goes surfing with him sometimes. The last time they went surfing was about a year ago. Jay had to go to A ... re the good waves were. When a good barrel came he started paddling faster and then he stood up and surfed it in.Jay popped into his mind again as he walked out of the water back onto the beach. Zane ...

(4 pages) 71 0 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Consumer Behaviour - Product Line Extension (Billabong)

SECTION A1.1 PRODUCT INFORMATIONOriginal Brand Name of Product:Billabong InternationalProduct Class:Surf BrandDescription:Created by two avid surfers, Billabong is a brand designed by surfers, for sur ... rand designed by surfers, for surfers. In 1973, Billabong offered little more than a small range of surf wear: mainly surfboards and board shorts. But today, Billabong is a brand that encompasses the ...

(17 pages) 398 1 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Windsurfing vs. Surfing (Compare/Contrast)

While surfing is still the most popular sport, windsurfing is becoming the new hit on the shores. Windsurf ... e most popular sport, windsurfing is becoming the new hit on the shores. Windsurfing is easier than surfing, faster than surfing, and more versatile than surfing. It can be enjoyed on flat water or in ... a, and modern equipment means it's cheaper and easier to get into than ever before.Not only can windsurfing be done on the ocean, but it can also be done in many other creative places. For example, wi ...

(2 pages) 47 1 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Malibu.

Every summer since I moved from California to Ohio I've gone back to California to surf and visit my family. This summer wasn't any different I left in early in August for a 3-week va ... . is only about 30 minutes from Malibu, where I grew up. Malibu also has a few of California's best surf spots. Malibu Point which maybe one of the most famous and crowded surf breaks during the day t ... d be gone by Friday. I woke up early Tuesday morning and went to Little Dume expecting some sizable surf. I was disappointed. the swell hadn't arrived yet. I surfed for a few hours and went home. My b ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Marketing planning.

ENTS: HLL's detergent sales in 2001 were 891901 tons registering a 6.7% volume growth. Power brands Surf, Rin & Wheel grew by 9.2% during the year as against industry growth of 2% and improved mar ... year as against industry growth of 2% and improved market shares during the year.BRAND EVALUATION - SURF"SURF EXCEL HAIN NA!!!"Launched in 1959, Surf was the first in the Indian detergent powder marke ...

(12 pages) 253 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Just a creative story about a girl who goes on a surfing camp: "Surfing for Jen"

you're going to this camp. I'm sure that you'll have a lot of fun, it's a look you can learn how to surf." She said as she shoved the pamphlet at me.I looked at it, " Camp Pendleton?" I asked ridiculo ... ack!" She said in a tone that I knew meant that the discussion was over, I was going to this stupid surfing camp.A couple of days later I was at Camp Pendleton, it was even more horrible than I imagin ...

(11 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Surfing Nirvana- How To Essay

I don't believe another feeling could be compared to standing up on your surfboard and guiding it with your feet in a jumping, collapsing gyre of water. Imagine a moment whe ... gine a moment when you get out of your car, see a beautiful sunlit ocean, easy rolling waves, other surfers, and your chest will pound with an undeniable urge to go out and join them. The thrills, the ... t and you'll know it. You'll feel it. But in order to obtain this paradise you need to learn how to surf. So let's get started! First and foremost is your equipment. Luckily for you surfing is ...

(4 pages) 378 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Definition 2

When you think of surfing what comes to mind? Is it "yo dude," or the beauty of a majestic wave breaking on the shore ... dude," or the beauty of a majestic wave breaking on the shore with the sun setting on the horizon? Surfers today receive very little respect for the sport, sometimes referred to as an art, that they ... ort, sometimes referred to as an art, that they participate in. Despite what most people think, the surfers are a rare breed let alone the soul surfer. However if you believe that surfers are just a b ...

(2 pages) 10 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ins and outs of surfing

Surfing has been around for many years, in fact since 400 A.D and people are still going hard at it ... A.D and people are still going hard at it today and will for many more years to come.The very first surfers were the Island folk who would use the waves to get over the coral reefs and back to shore a ... es then developed into more of a "leisure sport" than that of being a part of work.The first actual surfboarders originated in the 1920's where they rode large redwood planks that weighed around 126 p ...

(4 pages) 743 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Surfing is supposed to be para

Surfing is Supposed to be Paradise Every time a new "untouched paradise" is discovered, the first th ... t. The issue of protecting paradise is a hotly debated topic that is currently being fought over by surfers.To a surfer nothing is more rewarding than the search and discovery of perfect uncrowded wav ... g than the search and discovery of perfect uncrowded waves. This notion of the search for uncrowded surf was brought to the attention of the general public with the 1963 release of Bruce Brown's The E ...

(5 pages) 508 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Should Surfing Be An Olympic Sport ?

Should Surfing be an Olympic Sport ? Surfing should be an Olympic sport because it is a very unique sport. ... . In the Olympics, a wave pool could be used so judging would be based on the same criteria for all surfers, including wave conditions, time period, and number of rides. Luck in catching the biggest a ... er of rides. Luck in catching the biggest and best waves would not factor into the competition.Many surfers have won Olympic medals for swimming, even though the reason they are so fast is because of ...

(1 pages) 1205 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports