Unformatted text preview: as the idea that all surfers are drug addicts and alcoholics and will never go to school and truly amount to anything. I will also analyze how the surfboard can be use nowadays as pure decoration and aesthetic value in a house, instead of as a water toy. In other words it could be considered art. There are surf shops all around the world that put elaborate paintings and beautiful artwork on surfboards. I chose to the surfboard to analyze because I love the ocean and everything that has to do with the ocean. I myself am a surfer, but have never learned about the history or about the cultural significance of surfing and the surfboard. I believe that doing this research paper will make me more appreciative of the evolution of surfing and how surfing came to be as it is today....
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- Fall '08
- Surfing, Surfboard, Surf culture, water sport, physical surfboard