Surfing: The Beginning

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Whether you’ve grown up on the east or west coast, or in Iowa, you’ve probably heard about surfing. The sport can be characterized as laid-back, fun-in-the-sun — but theres more to the practice than applying sunscreen to your nose and catching a wave.

Surfing has no definitive point in history where it was seen to begin, however, earliest evidence shows that it dates back to the 12th century in Polynesia. West Africa as…

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