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    surfing jargon

    the narrator is a surfer talking about some place in france:

    "there was this perfect pipe, it was like two miles out and it was so perfect, it looked like backdoor."

    does someone know what backdoor means in this context?

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    Re: surfing jargon

    Hope that this link may help you:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backdoo...ambiguation%29

    And also I found out that backdoor is something "similar" to pipes. Which in this case means something in relation to surfing.


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    Re: surfing jargon

    ok, i googled around and just found that backdoor was refering to a way to enter the pipe.

    your definition makes more sense, thank you:)

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