ride the crest of (something)

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ride the crest of (something)

To be experiencing a particularly joyous or successful period, situation, or event. The senator rode the crest of renewed enthusiasm among his party to a huge victory in the election. Riding the crest of his recent promotion, John set to work designing something really remarkable. The champion has his work cut out for him against the underdog, who is currently riding the crest of a five-bout winning streak.
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ride the ˈcrest of something

enjoy great success or support because of a particular situation or event: The band is riding the crest of its last tour.
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With this victory, Enyimba increased its points to 11 from five matches in the premier African club championship, leading them to ride the crest of the four-team Group A regardless of the outcome of the remaining matches.
If there is any justice Hurts will ride the crest of the latest wave of Manchester acts.
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater feels that exuberance will help opener Phil Hughes to succeed in South Africa, expecting that he will ride the crest of a wave into the start of his Test career, just as a young Slater did in England 16 years ago.
This is Trinity's first semi-final in almost three decades, while Hull are aiming to ride the crest of the sporting wave that has re-invigorated the city and lift the trophy they last won in 2005.
PRENTON continue to ride the crest of a wave in Division Four of the South Lancashire/ Cheshire League.
Jubilant Town sit proudly on top of League I today with manager Peter Jackson confident his players will ride the crest of a wave.
I ride the crest of the wave all the way back to the beach.
That it's all right not to ride the crest of the wave.
The future of Downtown Manhattan is bright, and tenants with the vision to ride the crest of this new wave of revitalization need to take advantage of the opportunities that will present themselves in the year ahead.
SPARTANS hope to ride the crest of a Mexican wave in next month's Scottish Cup tie with St Mirren - by placing an order for 500 fancy-dress outfits.
WINDSURFERS from Hamilton to Hawaii are hoping to ride the crest of a title wave in Tiree next week.