It's time to get "stoked" about "duck-diving" and executing an "alley-oop." But don't "wipeout"--you'll look like a "barney" in front of a "nugget."
If you're a surfer, you just caught my drift. But you don't have to be clueless if you don't water boogie. You, too, can surf the slang--right here, right now--with nary a gnarly wipeout.
* Air: When the surfer and board take off into the air and land on the wave again.
* Alley-oop: When a surfer rotates 360 degrees backward above the wave.
* Barney: A clueless surfer.
* Bogger: A person or wave that moves too slowly.
* Bowl: The most hollow section of a wave.
* Cliff widow: Nonsurfing woman who is left behind by a surfer when the waves get good.
* Duck-dive: While paddling out, the technique of submerging the surfboard under oncoming waves.
* Filthy: Flawless wave quality.
* Goofy-foot: A surfer's natural stance with the right foot forward, the left back.
* Grommet: A young surfer.
* Hellman: A risk-taking surfer.
* Kook: An inexperienced or older surfer.
* Lineup: The area where surfers linger for waves.
* Macker: A large wave.
* Nugget: An attractive member of the opposite sex.
* Ripping: When a surfer is ruling the waves.
* Shoulder-hop: To bust in front of another surfer.
* Soul surfing: Surfing for the love of it.
* Stoked: Excited.
* Wipeout: Crash.