Scotland is one of Europe's top surfing destinations - with locations such as Thurso, Lewis and Lossiemouth popular with enthusiasts.
Surf instructor Sam Christopherson started surfing 30 years ago, back when people just "went out and froze". But, with expert coaching and advanced equipment, the sport is becoming much more popular in the UK.
Find out how BBC Get Inspired reporter Scott Currie did when he visited Belhaven Bay for his first lesson.
Fancy taking to the waves? Visit our Get Inspired Adventure Watersports guide for information on how to get involved.