- Sep 09, 2017 -
Basic Introduction of Surfboard
Surfboards are sports equipment that people use for surfing. The initial use of the surfboard is about 5 meters long, weighing 50 to 60 kg. After the Second World War, there have been foam panels, the shape of the board has improved. Now with the surfboard 1.5 to 2.7 meters long, about 60 cm wide, 7 to 10 cm thick, light and flat board, before and after the two sides slightly narrow, with the bottom of the bottom of the role of the tail fins. In order to increase the friction, the board is also coated with a waxy outer membrane. All the weight of the surfboard is only 11 to 26 kg.
Surfing is the athlete first prone or kneeling on the surfboard, with a hand to draw a suitable place for the waves as a starting point. When the waves push the surfboard to slide, the athlete keeps the surfboard in front of the crest of the body, and the legs are opened before and after the legs (usually the balance legs are in front, the control legs are in the back), the knees are bent, Waves, fast glide.
The surfing has created many incredible miracles, often surprising. At the beginning of 1986, two French athletes Peron and Pi Xiafan, foot on the surfboard, from the west of Senegal, across the Atlantic Ocean (the Atlantic Ocean), in late February to reach the Central American French Drogu Island, which lasted 24 Day 12 hours.