Heidi the Huntington Beach Surfing Dog

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Heidi the Huntington Beach Surfing Dog
 
By Rick Harenburg
 
Do you know that dogs can surf?  I am going to tell you about Heidi the Huntington Beach Surfing Dog. 
 
Heidi was Born in 2000, a Millennium Dog.  Heidi loved the water.  When she was only six weeks old, I took her in the Jacuzzi and she wouldn’t get out.  I had to keep the cover on it and watch her closely.  We lived in Huntington Beach and went to the dog beach every week.  Heidi loved body surfing, and as she grew older, she would go out further and further to catch a wave.  She was very smart, and learned to ride a surfboard by pulled it behind her and than jumping on.  She even rode the big waves on a trip to Hawaii.  She became famous, and in 2010 she started her own Facebook Page.  Earlier this year we were surfing at Huntington Beach Dog Beach when Heidi started swimming to catch a wave.  It didn’t look very large, but she was determined to catch this one.  All of a sudden the ocean rose up 500 feet like a huge wall of water with Heidi on top.  It must have been a rogue wave.  The water started cascading down from the top like a waterfall, and there was Heidi going for the tube.  She caught the breaking wave just right, and picked up speed rapidly.  You may know that if you could ride a beam of light, time and space would no longer exist.  What you may not know is that similar things happen inside a vortex.  Well, Heidi was going faster and faster and it was getting hard to see her with the water cascading over her.  She seemed to be fading away as she went faster.  Finally, as she reached the base of the wave and came out of the tube, she was gone.  Her board was going straight for the beach as if she was on it, but I could not see her at all.  Heidi was gone.  I think the water vortex created a wormhole that took her into another dimension.  Than her surfboard disappeared.  I checked my GPS tracker on my cell phone, and there was Heidi in Hawaii.  She has since traveled all over the world.  October 6th Heidi came to the Huntington Beach Dog Surfing competition and won first place with her triple spin in mid air.  She has since decided to retire from surfing, but you can see her any day at Huntington Beach Dog Beach. 
 

About the Author: 
Rick Harenburg lives in Huntington Beach, CA USA. He is passionate about science and loves to take his dogs to Huntington Beach Dog Beach.

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