ride (on) the wave (of something)

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ride (on) the wave (of something)

To enjoy the advantage or benefit of a particularly successful, popular, fortunate, interesting, etc., moment or period of time. Jonathan has been riding the wave of his sister's celebrity ever since she was cast in that blockbuster film series. The popular Internet artist has ridden the wave of support from her fan base to launch an incredibly successful crowd funding campaign for a new project. Ever since I won the lottery, everybody has been really friendly to me, and I've just been riding the wave ever since!
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A surfer, clad in Hawaiian print trunks, rides the wave of online information, colored with irises, delphinium and roses, followed by a globe.
J Golf" is a popular golf series from Korea that rides the wave of popularity the sport is enjoying across Asia, especially in the wake of high-profile Asian golf stars including Seri Pak and Michelle Wie.