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tanker surfing


Novelty form of the sport utilizing water-displacement waves generated by large ships—tankers and container ships for the most part. The waves fan out from the ship's bow and break over nearby shipping channel shoals and sandbars. "If we lived in Southern California, we probably wouldn't be seeking out weird things like this," Texas tanker surfer Peter Davis said. "We'd be happy to just go to the beach and go surfing." But this alternative form of the sport, Davis added, does have it's own sp...