CaliforniaMama Saturday Jul 7 10:13 AM
July 7, 2012 - Ice Surfing
It seems odd to post an ice pic when we're in the middle of summer here in North America, but it is winter down yonder, so still seasonal . . .
Photograph by Mike Killion in National Geographic.
ZenGum Saturday Jul 7 10:19 AM
Your nuts are in your throat!
xoxoxoBruce Saturday Jul 7 12:39 PM
Then they would be in the right place since his head is up his butt.
Sperlock Saturday Jul 7 10:37 PM
It was difficult enough for me to try to stay on a surfboard in Hawaii. I can't imagine doing it in freezing temperatures.
Sundae Sunday Jul 8 04:08 PM
I'm not sure I fully get it.
It's a static shot and I can't imagine Ice Surfing.
xoxoxoBruce Sunday Jul 8 04:16 PM
They surf on water, it's just cold. Any water that becomes detached from the lake by wind and waves, freezes to whatever it hits.
Sundae Sunday Jul 8 04:31 PM
I'm not knocking Cali, who is doing a marvellous job keeping the IoTD going.
But to me this photo is a man standing still in a sort of open air corridor.
From what you say, they are still actually surfing. I did not get that from the pic - I visualised it as more as a skate park, where waves are frozen into shapes which could then be traversed. Only I was wondering how this could be done on a surfboard.
I don't think the photo tells a complete story, but I am interested enough to google ice surfing now.
BigV Sunday Jul 8 09:11 PM
dear mods please transpose posts six and seven thanks ever so
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