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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This young entrepreneur couple is right on time to ride the crest of progress in Durianburg.
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.
"They can ride the crest of a wave forever, and it was great to make a nation as happy as we did.
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.
IN a thoroughly shameless attempt to ride the crest of a wave and share some of Rafael Benitez's currently unprecedented popularity, Labour MP Rosie Cooper has called for the Liverpool manager to be knighted.
Andy Skinner, who compiled the Rich List, said: 'Those in telecommunications continue to ride the crest of a wave which presumably will continue until every living thing on the planet has a mobile phone, broadband connection and an iPod.
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.
PRENTON continue to ride the crest of a wave in Division Four of the South Lancashire/ Cheshire League.
That it's all right not to ride the crest of the wave.' -actress Jennifer Ehle
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.