ride (on) the wave (of something)

(redirected from Riding the Wave)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

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!
See also: ride, wave
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
All aboard for the Lunad sa Balod (Riding the Wave) National Surfing Competition and Music Festival.
CP PLUS - which is already riding the wave in the country with its innovative campaign 'Upar Wala Sab Dekh Raha Hai' added another feather to its cap with this association.
CRICKET MOEEN ALI is confident he has helped put England in a winning position after "riding the wave" in his instinctive counter-attacking halfcentury at Old Trafford.
The most important thing is that we're all riding the wave.
V2 CIGS IS RIDING THE WAVE OF THE GROWING E-CIGARETTE CUSTOMER BASE with a major marketing push, say officials for the Miami-based company.
THIS could be a good time to visit Carrow Road, with the Sky Blues still riding the wave of new-broom enthusiasm.
Fitzpatrick is riding the wave of the red-hot luxury car segment, while Wright completed a strategic acquisition of a Brooklyn, New York bank.
A re-release of the 1980s Dead or Alive hit, You Spin Me Round, enters the charts at number five riding the wave of publicity following exotic frontman Burns's appearance.
The wave catches me, and all of a sudden, I'm riding the wave. I ride the crest of the wave all the way back to the beach.
Are you riding the wave of seemingly limitless technology or preparing to face the oncoming practical limits in your business?
Riding the wave of success of Def Poetry on HBO and on Broadway, Atria Books will publish the collection, which brings together performance and literary poets featured in both versions of the show.
And the trend was confirmed when they struggled for 44 minutes before making the breakthrough at home to Albania in their last game when riding the wave of euphoria following the astonishing 5-1 success in Germany.
The authors offer career advice on riding the wave of emotions that comes with a career move.
According to an aide, O'Neill joked that he wasn't sure whether the illustration was supposed to represent him riding the wave "of a blockbuster" or standing on the deck of a "sinking ship."
All through the '90s and into the new millennium, California CPAs have been riding the wave of financial gain as they transition away from traditional tax and audit services and into the world of personal financial planning and investment advisory services.