Surfing at night is a transcendent experience. It brings immediate newness to an activity that can sometimes seem rote, routine. It isolates and heightens the feelings of movement and speed on a wave; more than any other point in a surfing life, riding a wave in the inky darkness of night truly feels like flying. Surfing at night is also one of the only ways to get a few waves to yourself at world-famous spots that draw massive crowds.