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intr.v. bod·y·surfed, bod·y·surf·ing, bod·y·surfs Sports
To ride the waves to shore without a surfboard.

bod′y·surf′er n.
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Drewe, R 1983, The bodysurfers, Penguin, Camberwell, Victoria.
The scene on the beach is only slightly less raucous than the one in the water, hundreds of onlookers hooting at the prowess, and wipeouts, of the world's best bodysurfers.
Unless it was a crazy big twelve-foot day then you saw a handful of guys, excellent bodysurfers and crazy guys.
These areas are also attractive to people who want to body-surf; but seldom are surfboarders and bodysurfers able to share the same area without incident.
Moshpits erupted all over the place - many of the younger members were forced to seek sanctuary at the back of the Academy - and a tidal wave of bodysurfers ensured the security staff had their arms full all night.
Bodysurfers ride the big waves without surfboards, wearing fins on their arms but little else other than a pair of Speedos.
Tuck into the grilled seafood platter while you watch the bodysurfers riding waves.
During our visit, however, the bodysurfers were having nothing to do with the big stuff.
In summer, the crashing waves calm down to make the water welcoming for beginning bodysurfers.
Mandalay Bay: The theme will be Polynesian, accented by an 11-acre water park that will include a sandy beach and a wave-making machine that figures to attract bodysurfers.
The gentle surf gives bodysurfers an occasional ride but is kind to swimmers and leisurely snorkelers as well.
Nearby Sandy Beach is favored by experienced local bodysurfers who know when (and how) to turn into a wave.