The sides of the ride are the best launch spots participants. If you are goofy footed (right foot forward), it’s easiest to launch from the right side of the wave (if you are facing the wave). If you are regular footed, launching from the left side of the wave will be best.
This video is our 2021 updated Do’s & Don’ts’ Safety video. This is very helpful in understanding the basic mechanics of getting on and off the wave as well as how to do basic maneuvers while bodyboarding or flowboarding.