Spanish Surfing is a sport that consists of sliding on the standing waves on a board, directing it through one or more keels located in the rear of the table. This sport also includes the exercise of getting to where waves break (pull out to the reef), which is often exhausting. It also involves moving cold (depending on the venue and if you wetsuit or not), get scratches and wounds with the rocky bottom keels or with own table.It also includes the ability to put right where the wave breaks, and no more beyond here, which is not always achieved because the waves always break in the same place. Finally, for this sport is to overcome the fear of seeing many tons of water falling over you making a thunderous noise. There is evidence of the presence of surfing for over 500 years in the islands of Polynesia. The English explorer James Cook reached the Hawaiian Islands in 1778. Contact with European settlers, indigenous cultures were met and went surfing to lose momentum. James Cook was later killed by the natives. In the twentieth century surfing recovered, and in the interest of tourists and U.S. military in Hawaii, and the fame of the Olympic Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, surfing began to become popular on the coasts of California and Australia, creating the seeds of a subculture in the environments in which it was practiced, then spread to other countries. This was in the 50s / 60.Then the tables were large solid wood objects and surfing was a simple practice. Later it was becoming more difficult thanks to the courage of pioneers like Oscar Rodriguez, patriarch of modern big wave surfing. There was also an evolution in the stunts and movements, while research into new designs and materials in tables that allow other expressions. Currently surfing competition is primarily based on: research design and materials engineers aeronautical surfers looking for a hydrodynamic optimization of the tables. current Aussie style developments (large and energetic movements). in recent years has included influences the movement of skateboarding and snowboarding, sports turn-based surf. In many countries on different continents the surf were already apparent in the 60s.Today surfing is practiced by almost everyone, although most buoyant industries tables and accessories are based in Australia, Europe and South America. Among the most sought after destinations for travelers practitioners are Australia and Southeast Asia. The Surfing is also booming in Latin America and especially in Peru and parts of Chile and Pichilemu (Punta de Lobos). The styles and types of tables edit Long board (longboard), 9 feet long Short board The bond, or invention, represented a major innovation in surfing, avoiding having to swim longer distances when it loses contact with the table, but is not recommended in very violent waves near the shore or in the presence of rocks that can be used to be atrapadoOriginalmente tables of solid wood, and a length between 1’20 and 4 feet long, depending on the islands.