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crowd surfing

n.
The action or diversion of being passed by hand above a densely packed crowd, as at a rock concert.
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crowd surfing

n
(Pop Music) the practice of being passed over the top of a crowd of people such as an audience at a pop concert
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Called "Crowd Surf," the new Snapchat feature is able to turn quick clips of live concerts into a single watchable music video.
The singer closed with her hit song Roar and, as she finished the track, she jumped over the security barrier to crowd surf in the mass of fans who had cheered during her set.
Her risque performance saw her crowd surf, head bang and grind.
Her cover of Lesley Gore's That's The Way Boys Are saw her proclaim the 60s star the "number one most important female pop singer", while she declared the band's ambition on this tour was "to make one person crowd surf in the UK every night" (she got her wish during Something in the Way).
In the 42-second clip, Phelps first pumps up the crowd at the XS nightclub in Las Vegas and then gets into an inflatable raft in his attempt to crowd surf.
Of course not everything always runs smoothly and there is the usual health and safety gone mad story with Town fans banned from taking a large flag to Wembley unless they pay a professional promotions company to 'crowd surf' it at the stadium.
After one passed out at the front of the stage, he asked them to look after one another and,if they were going to crowd surf, to do so with elegance.
I don't always crowd surf but sometimes it is an expression of pure joy or just for a practical reason - getting to the bar and getting to know my public on the way."
In the end my son had to "crowd surf" to get out, and I just made my way to the side.
This crowd is better than Glastonbury,' Wilson said the night after he played to 70,000 at the festival, where during his set one fan tried to crowd surf on a surf board.
"We crowd surf since Dan landed on someone and hurt them a bit in the US.
It's no wonder Clarke claimed the Barras is the best venue in the world and told fans to ignore signs ordering them not to throw beer or crowd surf. Genius.