It seems to me that as long as we are humans, we will search for FREEDOM in every means available to us. I've looked around a fair bit, and Zen and surfing still seem pretty damn good ("Saltwater Buddha", Jaimal Yogis).
A person of the Way fundamentally does not dwell anywhere. The white clouds are fascinated with the green mountain's foundation. The bright moon cherishes being carried along with the flowing water. The clouds part and the mountains appear (Hongzhi).