Stick Man Surfer Slang Frontside Definition

What does frontside mean?

Backside and frontside refer to the way a surfer is facing relative to a wave. If a surfer is facing toward the wave, he is surfing “frontside”. IE, the wave is at his front. Check out Stick Man…

Stick Man Surfer Slang Frontside

Stick Man charging (frontside) on an overhead right hander

“Regular” means his stance: left foot forward. If he were goofy (right foot forward) going the same way along the wave, he’d be backside, with the wave at his back.

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