head dip

head dip
noun
: a surfing feat in which a surfer squats on the board, leans forward, and dips his head into the wave

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a maneuver in which a surfer, by squatting and leaning forward on the surfboard, partially dips his or her head into the wall of a wave.
[1960-65]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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