Postcards from the Fringe

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Three examples of surfing evolution. This section of the issue begins with the development of the leash, then shows how people took it to the next level with kitesurfing. Also, it addresses the construction of the standing wave. And finally, identifies the competitive growth in Paddleboard racing.