Body Boarding in Action By Gabrielle Alfiero Bocksel catches a wave. Photo: Mike O’Shea John Bocksel enjoys an evening on the water near an undisclosed location on the Rockaway Peninsula. Photo: Mike O’Shea Sally Parkin, founder of the Original Surfboard Company, enjoys a day at Montauk last summer. Photo: Christiaan Bailey Bocksel hits the waves with his homemade paipo. He found the scrap plywood in a friend’s basement. Photo: Mike O’Shea Bocksel rides in on a small wave. Photo: Mike O’Shea Kids get crafty in Jon Bocksel’s paipo-building workshop. Photo: Mike O’Shea Parents help students in the paipo-building workshop shape their boards. Photo: Mike O’Shea If you liked today’s story about body boarding, check out this gallery with additional photos of paipos in action.