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tandem surfing


While tandem surfing is technically defined as any two people riding the same board at once, it's generally recognized as a particular surfing subgenre involving opposite-sex partners, with the man hoisting the woman into a series of lifts and poses. Pre-20th-century Hawaiians likely practiced some form of two-to-a-board surfing, but tandem riding was more or less created in the 1920s by the tourist-serving Waikiki beachboys, who paddled visiting women into the gentle nearshore surf, then rod...