Placekickers shouldn't be touched. Although he becomes a defender—and therefore fair game—once he boots a kick-off, the kicker is considered off-limits when he's not part of the action. That didn't stop Oilers coach Jerry Glanville from sending linebacker Walter Johnson to hit Saints kicker Morten Andersen after the opening kickoff in a 1987 game. Glanville claimed he wanted to get Andersen's attention. "He missed two kicks," Glanville said with a shrug, "so I guess it worked."
A surfer who can't safely make a wave should yield the right-of-way and yell "Go!" to the surfer next to him. As Duke Kahanamoku, considered the father of modern surfing, once said, "A wave comes in, and everyone wants to get on. That is how they get broken teeth and smashed eyes. Wait for another wave. Do not be a surf hog."