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Stand-up foilboarding has been gaining in popularity over the past few years, and for good reason. There's something special about near-magically floating above the water while your fellow surfers wallow about. That being said, it is important to recognize that the magic carpet of the surf world has a large blade attached to the bottom.
Surfing a regular board at a crowded beach often involves close calls (depending on how good people are at duck-diving), but using a foilboard is far more risky. Maybe save it for a less-crowded day at the break.
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