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crowd surfing

A group activity in which a person is passed overhead during a concert from one part of the venue to another, the surfer’s weight being supported by the hands of those underneath.

Cons
Range from unwanted groping of surfers to death; 9 deaths at a Pearl Jam concert in 2000 in Roskilde, Denmark were linked to crowd surfing, which led to its ban at most festivals.
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Snapchat's Crowd Surf feature is already available on the Our Stories section of the app.
Remember to take your money out of your shoe if you plan to crowd surf.
A source reveals he requested "20 locally sourced ballet dancers" and a platform so he can "crowd surf in safety".
A source reveals he requested "20 locally sourced ballet dancers", and a platform so he can "crowd surf in safety".
They started at a low ebb and climbed mediocrity but kudos to Davo McConville for trying to crowd surf on three people during rousing closer Lets Lightening.
some even finding their way high enough to crowd surf. The gig had most definitely started.
Lead singer, Tim Burgess, looking a lot older but seeming wiser, taunted and played with the audience, encouraging them to crowd surf, much to the annoyance of the bouncers, and getting everyone dancing.
DON'T crowd surf or you're out and don't drink and drive
Undeterred, Grant tried to crowd surf again only to be carried out by the bouncers who then threw him in a puddle of mud.
WITNNESS Festival bosses warned fans yesterday: Mosh or crowd surf and we'll turf you out.
Fran ended with a crowd surf as they performed Why Does It Always Rain On Me.
RACING legends AP McCoy and Ruby Walsh crowd surfed through a nightclub during last year's Cheltenham festival, Chanelle McCoy has revealed.