News Detective: Learning to Surf

Emily, SNK's intrepid reporter, learns to surf.

Whenever I'm near the ocean, I always feel as if I'm on vacation. I love the smell of salt in the air, the squawk of seagulls, and the sound of the waves as they lull me to sleep.

On a recent weeklong trip to Mexico, I learned to appreciate the ocean in a new way. As part of a camp for women run by a company called Las Olas, I spent up to 5 hours a day learning how to surf. I've always liked swimming and jumping through waves, but this was di...

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