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Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by lusito » Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:34 am

Not a booger myself, but this headline sure raised my monobrow ...

http://www.surfline.com/surf-news/bodyb ... rk_116461/

And who knew surfing in general was not permitted in NY until 2005!!!

Land of the free ...

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Re: Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by the prawn » Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:29 pm

mike 08/18/2014 05:16 PM

Absolutely disgusting communist move. What's next? You can't go for a swim at the beach without a life jacket on?
Too right, mike. Darn communistismists!
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Re: Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by Drailed » Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:44 pm

smnmntll wrote:
While safety seems to be the primary motivation for the ban, the decision doesn’t consider “boogie boards” as recreational watercraft, but as “floatation devices".
At last. This is what I've been saying for years. And if the boogie boarders don't like it, they can always head over to San Francisco which is a much more gay-friendly environment

Haha that right there. classic.
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Re: Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by Grooter » Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:48 pm

smnmntll wrote:
While safety seems to be the primary motivation for the ban, the decision doesn’t consider “boogie boards” as recreational watercraft, but as “floatation devices".
At last. This is what I've been saying for years. And if the boogie boarders don't like it, they can always head over to San Francisco which is a much more gay-friendly environment
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Re: Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by chrisb » Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:36 pm

Until now I bet that you all thought that "Rockaway Beach" was just a long-forgotten song by the Ramones.

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Re: Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by Karlos » Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:44 pm

I always thought it was Grand Poo Bah.

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Re: Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by Trev » Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:07 pm

Doesn't this belong in the body boarding section? :-)(
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Re: Bodyboards banned in New York

Post by surfborges » Fri Sep 26, 2014 5:20 pm

I wouldn't much fancy those beaches anyway. Too many dangerous animals in the NY Zoo....and the things discarded by those animals

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