Beyond sport: a thematic analysis of surfing

  title={Beyond sport: a thematic analysis of surfing},
  author={Oliver Fuchs and Helgo Schomer},
The aim of this qualitative research was to explore the apparent captivating nature of surfing by understanding surfers' subjective experiences of this behaviour, and the influence that surfing exerts in their lives as a whole. Essentially, this research aims to extend the scarce body of existing literature related to the activity. In-depth, semistructured interviews were individually conducted with surfers (n=11) of various backgrounds. The heterogeneous sample included recreational surfers… CONTINUE READING


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