Meaning 1 ►▼
to catch a wave as it is breaking in order to ride it on a surfboard
There's a big wave. I am going to try and catch that one.
Meaning 2 ►▼
to be supported; to get an opportunity
" …but these concerns have not hurt Mr. Bush, who continues to ride a huge wave of support, according to the latest New York Times/CBS poll."(NY Times 5/14/2003)