Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

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Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

Postby Milord » Tue May 20, 2014 4:36 am


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIF3PyPdQkM

It's cool how the dolphins surf the boat wake.
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Re: Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

Postby Jaap N. » Tue May 20, 2014 8:08 am

Great stuff!
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Re: Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

Postby Milord » Tue May 20, 2014 9:05 am

Yea. I swam with dolphins in Cuba and two of them put their noses under my feet, lifting me out of the water and then speeding me across the top of the water in perfect co-ordination. What a cool ride that was.
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Re: Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

Postby Jaap N. » Tue May 20, 2014 9:15 am

Milord wrote:Yea. I swam with dolphins in Cuba and two of them put their noses under my feet, lifting me out of the water and then speeding me across the top of the water in perfect co-ordination. What a cool ride that was.
Wow! That must have felt wonderful, they are seriously intelligent creatures.
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Re: Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

Postby StroppyChops » Tue May 20, 2014 11:04 am

Wow! Most people need months of training with dolphins to even attempt that - you must be a seriously gifted athlete to be able to do it naturally without training. ;)
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Re: Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

Postby Milord » Tue May 20, 2014 11:29 am

Nope. Only rule was to kept your legs stiff, the dolphins did all the balancing, speed control(and it was fast), direction and thank god split apart at the end of the ride to let me down before the concrete pier. My body was at an approx 45 degree angle to water. The dolphins figured this out for more than 20 newbie people, different heights and weights. Only one "crash" back to the water for a lady that didn't keep her legs straight.

Dolphins are very smart.

Later, I'll tell you about scuba diving and swimming with a school of sharks (now, that took training). I prefer dolphins anyday.
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Re: Dolphin Surfing, Woman Wakeboarding

Postby StroppyChops » Tue May 20, 2014 12:23 pm

Oh, you were serious? In that case, brava, very envious. That's cool.
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