Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing where experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet m) high, on browse boards referred to as "guns" or towboards. Sizes of the board had to effectively surf these.
US Garrett McNamara (L) and US Mark Healey (R) compete during a free session of surf tow in, in the southern Pacific ocean island of Tahiti, French Polynesia, on June 2013 in Teahupoo. (Photo by Gregory Boissy/AFP Photo)
Unschooling is like surfing - you look for waves, you wait for waves and then you catch them - you surf them. Just caught the wave of reading about South America in Spanish. I like the thought of 'unschooling'.