gremmie

gremmie

(ˈɡrɛmɪ)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) informal an inexperienced or young surfer
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In the vernacular of the surf culture of the day, I was a gremmie. I had to wait my turn in the lineup out on the point.
Ironically, the trio of Milholland, Moser, and Thiel all recount their encounters with surfing with a distinctively, uh, haole point of view--from Captain Cook to UH swim team bodysurfing gremmies at Panics or Pipeline.
So off we set to Newquay, totally amped (excited) with our own boards ready to rip some surf with all the other sick gremmies (trouble making young surfers).